Discovered this uncatalogued photograph today of pressmen in Three Rivers, Quebec, ca. 1905. The photographer's advertisement on the back declares "Photos taken by flash light." Flash powder was invented about 1899, and enabled greater practice of interior photography. The young fellow with the composing stick looks completely startled! These men worked for George Stobbs, a printer and bookseller in town who also produced the local newspaper. #photography #printers #shopfloor #photography_aas
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  • americanantiquarianDiscovered this uncatalogued photograph today of pressmen in Three Rivers, Quebec, ca. 1905. The photographer's advertisement on the back declares "Photos taken by flash light." Flash powder was invented about 1899, and enabled greater practice of interior photography. The young fellow with the composing stick looks completely startled! These men worked for George Stobbs, a printer and bookseller in town who also produced the local newspaper. #photography #printers #shopfloor #photography_aas

  • campbellrawWhat a great #letterpress shot!
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