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Monday–Friday
9 a.m.–12 p.m., 1 p.m.–5 p.m.

Saturday–Sunday
Closed

Other times by appointment.

Printing office, Germany

(Germany, 1568)

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Printing office, Germany

Creator

Jost Amman

Description

This well-known engraving by Jost Amman was published in 1568 in Frankfurt in a book representing 16th-century trades, "Eygentliche Beschreibung Aller Stände auff Erden" . . . It is important for its wealth of accurate detail, showing a pair of printers in the foreground and two compositors at their cases in the background.