These illustrations and article come from a copy of "The Graphic" Illustrated Weekly Newspaper (Chicago) dated October 31, 1891.
A modern newspaper composing room — Mergenthaler Linotype plant in operationMost of the pictures are quite stylised, and, to be honest, I don't know what some of the machines are meant to look like, so here is a list of the remaining illustrations:
The St. John's Typobar
The Rogers Typograph
The McMillan Typesetting Machine
The McMillan Distributor
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