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Typesetting by hand, Morning Post newspaper, London

Typesetting by hand, Morning Post newspaper, London


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Typesetting by hand, Morning Post newspaper, London

A roomful of male compositors in London, typesetting the pages of the Morning Post newspaper by hand

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Apron Compositor Daily Employment Intricate Lamp Shade Lampshades Media Morning News Paper Newsprint Press Printing Stool Typesetting Work Men Workhouse 1902 Compositors Typesetter


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This evocative photograph captures the intricate and meticulous process of typesetting at the Morning Post newspaper in London during the early 1900s. The room is filled with a dedicated team of male compositors, each intently focused on their individual stations. The compositors are dressed in caps and aprons, and sit at their workstations, which consist of a stool, a lamp shade, and an array of type. The atmosphere is one of intense concentration and productivity, as the men carefully arrange and set each letter and word into place on the pages of the daily newspaper. The room is filled with the soft glow of the lampshades, casting an warm, focused light over the scene. This historical image offers a glimpse into the past of the media industry, when the production of newspapers was a labor-intensive and intricate process. The compositors' work was essential to the creation of the newspaper, and their employment provided a vital source of income for many men during the Edwardian era. The photograph also serves as a reminder of the importance of the printing industry in the dissemination of news and information during this time period. The Morning Post, which was established in 1772, was one of the leading newspapers in London, and its pages held significant influence and impact on the city and beyond. This image is a testament to the dedication and skill of the compositors, who played a crucial role in the creation of the newspaper, and to the historical significance of the printing industry in the production of news and media.

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