Movable Type Characters Set

2001.04.0009

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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Movable Type Characters Set   (2001.04.0009)
Classification/
Nomenclature
  1. Communication T&E
  2. :
  3. Printing T&E
  4. :
  5. Typesetting Equipment
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Late Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) - Republic of China (1912-1949) - People's Republic of China (1949-present)
Culture Chinese

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 8.5 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 8.1 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 2.5 cm
Weight 99 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Plant--Wood, Metal
Manufacturing Processes Carved
Munsell Color Information Grayish Brown (7.5YR 3/2) - Wooden frame. Dark Brown (5YR 2/4) - Russet characters (2nd row from top). Grayish Brown (5YR 4/2) - Lighter characters

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography N/A

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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