August, 1940 No. 4
Friendly chit-chat devoted to a better understanding of
the Museum and the life about us.
Although 1940 marks the 500th anniversary of printing with mov-
able type, it was known in China almost 500 years before Gutenberg
invented the art in Europe.
A scene in an old Chinese printing shop is shown among the new
Frost dioramas in the south art gallery. Here the foreman explains to
the wealthy patron what is being done. One man sets type; another
removes copy from the block.
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