Newspaper Staff Cartoonist

Pall Mall Gazette of London, England hired Francis Carruthers Gould, a cartoonist artist in 1888 to draw editorial and political cartoons. Continue reading

The first observation of chromosomes in the nucleus of a cell

The German anatomist Wilhelm von Waldeyer-Hartz, who also named them, made an observation of chromosomes in the nucleus of a cell in 1888. Continue reading

George Eastman

George Eastman (July 12, 1854 – March 14, 1932) was an American entrepreneur who founded the Eastman Kodak Company and popularized the use of roll film, helping to bring photography to the mainstream. Continue reading

Kodak No. 1 Camera

It weighed 22 ounces, has lens fast enough to make instantaneous exposures, used a roll of film of 100 exposures, a round picture 2.5 inches in diameter and does not require a table or tripod for support. Continue reading

Sheep-shearing Machine Patented

It was James Highen of Melbourne, Australia, who patented the first Sheep-shearing machine in 1868. Continue reading