In the following preview, you can see some examples of moveable type.

Printing Forme

Printing Forme - A printing forme is type matter assembled in a chase and ready for printing. This cast iron example, set with lines of music, was made by Miller & Richard of Edinburgh in the late 19th or early 20th century. The dimensions are 22 mm H x 202 mm L x 165 mm W. The image rights belong to National Museums of Scotland.

Printing Forme

Printing Forme - Examples of music moveable type.

Printing Forme

Printing Forme - Assembled music type ready to print.

Printing Forme

Printing Forme - Assembled music type ready to print.

Printing Forme

Printing Forme - Assembled music type with a printing.