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Our well-hidden typography museum

Slanted drawers keep matrices
from getting “out of sorts.”

Slanted drawers to hold type

This Monotype keyboard has separate keys for
upper and lower case and special characters.

Monotype keyboard

The Monotype tape output is something
like a player piano roll.

Monotype tape

The holes on the keyboard tape tell the Monotype
caster where to find the correct character.


These ingots are an alloy of lead, tin
and antimony – perfect for printing.

Ingots of type metal


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