[Frankfurt am Main] Dresler

image link-topic-sf0.jpg

1. Overview

Fl. 1851 - 1859. Frankfurt am Main. (Free city of Frankfurt am Main in the German Confederation).

Acquired by Flinsch

The reports of the 1851 Great Exhibition note "... M. Dressler [sic] of Frankfort [sic; this is an older English spelling], exhibited types said to be of new metallic composition."

Reports of the Juries on the Subjects in the Thirty Classes into which the Exhibition [of the Works of Industry of All Nations, 1851] was Divided . Vol. III. London: Spicer Borthers, Wholesale Stationers; W. Clowes and Sons, Printers, 185 2. Digitized by Google Books from the copy presented to the Government of Bavaria, now in the Bavarian State Library. "Punch-cutting and Type-founding" and "Type-Founding in the United States" are pp. pp. 899-906 (PDF 44-51) Class XVII ("Report on Paper and Stationery, Printing and Bookbinding"), followed by "Stereotyping."

2. Specimens, Catalogs, and Price Lists

Henning Krause (user "berlintypes") on flikr has a photograph of a ca. 1889 specimen books from the Flinsch foundry which indicates that Heinrich Friedrich Gottlob Flinsch acquired Dresler in that year.

Select Resolution: 0 [other resolutions temporarily disabled due to lack of disk space]