|Object ID #||2006.049.009|
|Object Name||Block, Linoleum|
|Lexicon category||6: T&E For Communication|
|Place of Origin||Meaford, Municipality of Meaford, Grey County|
|Description||Printer's linocut. Item is hand-cut from a linoleum block. The word "Meaford" is carved in capitals. The wood of the block is unfinished. This block appears to be unused.|
Manufactured by Ti Pi in the United States. Hand-carved by Dick Knight. Item belonged to the Knight Press in Meaford, Grey County. Last owned by Dick Knight, whose father founded The Knight Press in 1929. Dick Knight worked with his father for many years, learning the letterpress printing trade. He took over his father's establishment, which operated until 1990.
This linoleum "cut" was hand-made by Dick Knight, the previous owner. His father had started THE KNIGHT PRESS of Meaford, Ontario in 1929, and Dick worked with his father for many years, learning the letterpress printing trade. Mr. Knight continued the printing business until 1990.
|Collection||Printing & Bindery Equipment, 20th-c Collection|
|Dimensions||H-6.35 W-27.178 L-6.35 cm|
|Found||Meaford, Municipality of Meaford, Grey County|