Print shows an allegorical scene with men working in a printer's shop at presses and setting type beneath a large circle with angels holding a cornucopia over a globe, they are encircled by stars and images of inventions, at the base is "1840"; at the top of the print, between portraits of "Johannes Guttenberg" and "Peter Schoeffer", is the date "1440"; at the bottom of the print is a man writing in a large book. Background vignettes show a steamboat and a steam locomotive.

- Image ID: RJF29D
Print shows an allegorical scene with men working in a printer's shop at presses and setting type beneath a large circle with angels holding a cornucopia over a globe, they are encircled by stars and images of inventions, at the base is "1840"; at the top of the print, between portraits of "Johannes Guttenberg" and "Peter Schoeffer", is the date "1440"; at the bottom of the print is a man writing in a large book. Background vignettes show a steamboat and a steam locomotive.
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Image ID: RJF29D