Music Moveable Type

Music Printing Forme

A printing forme is type matter assembled in a chase and ready for printing. This cast iron example, set with lines of music, was made by Miller & Richard of Edinburgh in the late 19th or early 20th century. The dimensions are 22 mm H x 202 mm L x 165 mm W. The image rights belong to National Museums of Scotland.

Music Printing Forme
Music Printing Forme - Examples of music moveable type.
Music Printing Forme - Examples of music moveable type.
Music Printing Forme - Assembled music type ready to print.
Music Printing Forme - Assembled music type ready to print.
Music Printing Forme - Assembled music type ready to print.
Music Printing Forme - Assembled music type ready to print.
Music Printing Forme - Assembled music type with a printing.
Music Printing Forme - Assembled music type with a printing.