Ottmar Mergenthaler

Born: 1854
Birthplace: Germany

Machine for producing printing bars—Mergenthaler's linotype composing machine allowed one operator to be machinist, typesetter, justifier, typefounder and type distributor by means of a board similar to a typewriter's keyboard. (1982)

Died: 1899

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