Melbourne Museum of Printing
Index of Design Items
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Design Items


Designer's sketches and designs of how a printed job should look

Galley Proofs

Rough copies of type after setting, usually before page make-up.

Mainly used for proofreading. The term galley is also used for strips of photoset output [in offset artwork preparation].

Offset Artwork, Negatives, Plates

Our collection of these items, mainly used in offset printing. Artwork was also used in preparation of engravings for letterpress.

Printed Examples

from a Range of Printing Firms.

Some of these examples relate to type-formes or printing plates in the collection.

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