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Using the printing press, 1955 (4th of 4)

Using the printing press, 1955

These two machinists are working on a sheet-fed cylinder press at the Evening Post, Wellington, in 1955. This press would be too small and slow to print the newspaper itself, but may have been used to print a supplement, or for 'jobbing' printing for commercial customers.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Evening Post Collection (PAColl-0614)
Reference: EP/1955/1283-F

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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How to cite this page:

Mark Derby, 'Newspapers - Competition and challenges, 1940–2000', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 7 July 2022)

Story by Mark Derby, published 22 Oct 2014