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Mucha's tendency to combine the real with the imaginary may be witnessed in this design where the semi-nude model is a real person whereas the muscular printer is an allegorical figure, representing the industry. An unusual border of eyes in the mosaic background probably is meant to indicate the multitude of readers for whom the printing trade works. It is also one the mystic symbols used by Mucha in several other works. The girl's most conspicuous feature is a buoyant head of red hair, Mucha's archetypical trademark, and even the prints she is handling seem to be proofs of similar maidens

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