Posts Tagged ‘Henry Barth’

January 30

Henry Barth died on January 30, 1907. A printer, engineer, and typefounder, he invented the typecasting machine which bears his name and upon which all the present-day typecasting machines used by the world’s typefounders are modelled. Barth was born in Leipzig, Germany in 1823. He first worked for the typefounder Schelter & Giesecke as a [...]