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wood blocks (printing blocks)

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Rogers Dey Whichard Collection of Printer's Blocks

Collection ID: RG 17-4B2
Scope and Contents

The collection contains approximately 100 printer's blocks of images that were used in the book "The History of Lower Tidewater Virginia" written by Rogers Dey Whichard, a foreign languages instructor at the Norfolk Division of the College of William and Mary. The book was published by Lewis Historical Publishing Company, Inc. in 1959. Each printer's block is wrapped in newspaper with a photograph of the corresponding image from the book taped to the outside.

Dates: 1959; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1959