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Object: Chartarius. Der Papyrer. (The Paper Maker)
Series: Panoplia omnium illiberalium mechanicarum ... (Book of Trades)
One of 133 woodcut book-illustrations, showing an interior of a paper mill, in the foreground a man standing next to a pulp-filled tub, holding a framed screen, in the foreground a boy carrying a sheets of paper, in the background on the right a press, on the left hammer beating pulp, and two windows, through which water-wheels are visible; from Hartmann Schopper, 'Panoplia [Greek] Omnium illiberalium mechanicarum aut sedentariarum artium ...', (Frankfurt, Sigmund Feierabend, 1568), quire C4, with Latin and German title and Latin verses by Schopper in one column.
Woodcut and letterpress
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Height: 148 millimetres
Height: 79 millimetres
Width: 90 millimetres (sheet size)
Width: 60 millimetres (woodcut)
- Curator's comments
- The book contains a large series depicting different trades and occupations. For further information, see entry for BM 1904-2-6-103.1.
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