Brass block and box from 1870 depicting the Industrial And Technological Museum Crest as part of the Public Library, Museum and National Gallery Of Victoria

Physical Description

List of Parts: printer's block and box The printer's block is of yellow metal; cicular with a rectangular part on the bottom. The crest image occupies most of the circular part The box is black cardboard with a label on top

More Information

  • Collecting Areas

    Information & Communication

  • Acquisition Information

    Transfer from Science Museum of Victoria (SMV), Mr F.J. (John) Kendall - Science Museum of Victoria, Mr Boyce Pizzey - Museum of Victoria, by 08/1992

  • Artist

    C. G. Roeszler, Melbourne, Greater Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1870

  • Inscriptions

    "C. G. ROESZLER MELB." engraved on side of block. Round the perimeter of the circular part of block: Public Library Museums and National Gallery of Victoria 1870 Below the crest on the block: Tum varle venere artes On the bottom rectangular section of the block: Industrial and Technological Museum The label on the top of the box: OHMS Industrial and Technological Museum (Printers block of early crest)

  • Classification

    Communications, Printing, Printers

  • Category

    History & Technology

  • Discipline


  • Type of item


  • Part Dimensions

    140 mm (Length), 110 mm (Width), 20 mm (Depth)
    Dimensions of box.

  • Part Dimensions

    90 mm (Length), 85 mm (Width), 5 mm (Depth)
    Dimensions of block.