Story: Newspapers

Embossing department, New Zealand Herald, 1906

Embossing department, New Zealand Herald, 1906

Most New Zealand newspapers offered general printing services as well as printing their own titles. In this 1906 photo, staff of the New Zealand Herald's embossing department are producing images that will appear in raised relief when printed. The sign on the back wall identifies their department, while displaying examples of their designs. 

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Labour Department Collection
Reference: PA1-o-371-01

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Mark Derby, 'Newspapers - The heyday of newspapers, 1900–1939', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 July 2024)

Story by Mark Derby, published 22 Oct 2014