Franklin Press at NY Printing Expo

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For the New York Printing Exposition, the United States Congress authorizes the Secretary of the Smithsonian, at his discretion, to exhibit the old Ben Franklin printing press and other articles from the National Museum that are of interest to the printing trades.


  • Franklin, Benjamin 1706-1790
  • New York Printing Exposition)
  • United States National Museum
  • United States Congress


Chronology of Smithsonian History


Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1900. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1901, p. lxiv-lxv.

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,


April 23, 1900


  • Printing
  • Graphic arts
  • Fairs
  • Exhibitions
  • Franklin Printing Press
  • Expositions
  • Printing presses

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