Newspaper folding device

In 1870, two Americans by the names of William Bullock and Richard Hoe invented the newspaper folding device. Continue reading

Machine for printing wallpaper

Christophe-Philippe Oberkampf, a Frenchman, invented a machine for printing wallpaper in 1785. Continue reading

Woman printer of note

Charlotte Guillard of Paris, France (She died in 1556), worked in the printing businesses with both of her husbands to which she outlived, afterwards she ran her own shop. Continue reading

Halftone photo of Prince Arthur in Canadian Illustrated News

The first issue of Canadian Illustrated News featured a halftone photograph of Queen Victoria's son, Prince Arthur on October 30th 1869. Continue reading

You may need a licence to own a Printing Press in Spain

Back in the day, circa 1500, well 1502 to be exact, Spain imposes a licence fee for printing Presses. Continue reading