The Old Print Shop

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York - The Pupils at Work. The,

  • ARTIST: W. Rogers

  • PUBLISHER: Harper's Weekly, New York.

  • MEDIUM: Wood engraving with modern handcoloring,

    DATE: 1891

  • EDITION SIZE: Paper size 10 1/2 x 15 1/8" (266 x 386 mm).


  • ADDITIONAL INFO: The main engraving shows students training in the forge-shop. This is surrounded by five vignettes: lathing, cooking, typing, laboratory study and hygiene and home-nursing. Pratt opened as a private coeducational college in 1887 and housed the first public library in Brooklyn.

  • CONDITION: Good condition and color. Some paper damage along bottom edge with does not affect the image or the title.