Creation of Photoengraving

Joseph-Nicephore Niepce of Chalon-sur-Saone, France, a lithographer created photoengraving in 1822. Continue reading

Invention of photographic Halftone Printing Plate

Frederic Eugene Ives, a photographer at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA created halftone printing plate for reproducing photographs Continue reading

British Archeologists Find The Phaistos disk

British archeologists excavating the ancient Minoan palace at Phaistos, Crete Continue reading

Aloys Senefelder Creates Lithography

German playwright, Aloys Senefelder created lithography in Prague, Czech Republic in 1796. Continue reading

Aldus Manutius

Aldus Pius Manutius (/məˈnjuːʃiəs/; Italian: Aldo Pio Manuzio; 1449/1452 – 6 February 1515) was an Italian humanist, scholar, educator, and the founder of the Aldine Press. Manutius devoted the later part of his life to publishing and disseminating rare texts.

Aldus Manutius Invented Typesetting Italics

Aldine Press of Venice, Italy, under the master printer Aldus Manutius printed the first pocket-sized book in 1501 using typesetting italics. Continue reading

Invention of the Monotype Typesetter

Tolbert Lanston of Washington, DC, USA invented and patented the monotype individual letter typesetter Continue reading

Johannes Gutenberg

Johannes Gensfleisch zur Laden zum Gutenberg (/ˈɡuːtənbɜːrɡ/;[1] c. 1400 – February 3, 1468) was a German blacksmith, goldsmith, inventor, printer, and publisher who introduced printing to Europe with the printing press. Continue reading

Johannes Gutenberg Constructs the Printing Press

Johannes Gutenberg designed and constructed the printing press despites an initial reference made during a lawsuit by the heirs of his financial bankers in 1439. Continue reading

Newspaper folding device

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