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Linotype machine, Naples, Italy
Naples

While exploring the alleys of old Naples, I chanced upon a print shop where they still operate a Linotype machine that is over 100 years old. The father and son team running the shop, Giuseppe and Carmine Cervone, were happy to have me make a panorama, but in the meantime I realized I needed some new calling cards, so the panorama above is of my card being typeset and printed. Their place is a true national treasure.

Copyright: Stefan Geens
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上传: 31/10/2011
更新: 03/10/2014
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