Henry Ford Museum Press 2

Press 2: Stansbury Press.

[Link to all the wooden presses in the Henry Ford Museum.]

Website: “Invented by Abraham O. Stansbury in 1821, this press included an innovative ‘torsion toggle.’ When the press bar was turned, two inclined rods straightened, exerting pressure on the platen to make a print..…” (Object ID 30.904.1 | THF132513).