Summary

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

    Technology

  • Type of item

    Object

  • 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.