Printing In The 1700s
By Jayce Gruettner
How They Did It
First you reset the press (these steps but backwards) 1. You set the paper 2. you set every letter individually to spell something 3. You put the ink on the letters using dabbers 4. You lower the paper housing down onto the letters 5. Slide the housing into the "press part" 5. Pull a lever as hard as you can to get as much pressure on as you can so the ink gets on the paper evenly 6. Undo everything to get the paper out and rinse and repeat.
A little Hitory
The invention of an improved movable type mechanical printing technology in Europe is credited to the German printer Johannes Gutenberg in 1450.
This Video That Says It Better Than Me.
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