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Australia’s first female Linotype operator
« on: July 08, 2019, 11:16:12 PM »
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In 1897 the Townsville Newspaper Co Ltd invested in Australia’s first Cox Duplex Press — capable of 5000 papers an hour and soon after introduced mechanised typesetting, employing Australia’s first female Linotype operator, Phoebe Lewis.
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