A Brief History of Printing
Old Ancient Chinese
Ancient Chinese used link on carved wooden blocks
Johannes Gutenberg���s printing press in the 1940s ��� with mechanical moveable type, first mass-production manufacturing machine
1473 William Caxton
William Caxton printed the first book to be published in English, ���Recuyell of the Historyes of Troye���, in 1473.
Spread to Europe
By the early 1600s, printing presses had spread to cities across Europe.
1814 Steam powered Printing Press
In 1814, Fredrick Koenig and Andrew Friedrich Bauer (Koenig & Bauer ) sold their new steam powered printing press to The Times Newspaper
Middle of the 19th Century ﾊﾗﾖ letterpress printing
1890 Colour Lithography
Colour Lithography popular from the 1890s supported by celebrated artists such as Toulouse-Lautrec, Matisse and Picasso
Late 20th century ﾊﾗﾖ Digital Printing (Xerox iGen4)
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