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Timeline of printmaking
Created by Jonae Moore
12 Oct 2017
The first commercial silk screen printing has been developed.
Platen Printing press model is made.
Xerox introduces the first automatic xerographic printer, named the copyflo.
Ink jet printers that can produce digital images generated by computers were developed.
Canon develops the first laser printer
The first 3d printer is created by Zcorp.
Epson launches the wireless printer
The invention of Paper
Korea develops moveable cast metal type
Europeans begin making their first paper
Korea opens its foundries that can produce bronze casting.
Artists begin to make woodcuts to portray religious subjects, decorate books and to make playing cards.
From China block printing reaches Europe, Europeans begin prinitng books
Europe begins using metal plates for printing
Johannes Gutenberg invents the printing press
The Bible is printed using movable metal type printing
German artist, Albrecht Dürer brought the art of woodcuts to a new level with his expert artistic skills
The first known wallpaper is made. It is it lain inspired woodcut pomegranate design printed on the back of proclamation
England introduces its first wallpaper
The king James bible is published.
Germany invents the mezzotint technique.
The first English language newspaper is printed within the streets of London.
Willam Ged invents stereotyping.
The printing press is built by a British statesman, Lord Stanhope, it is made completely of iron.
Koenig’s Steam press is developed
Napier invented the rotary printing press
Louis Braille invents embossed printing or better known as braille, for the blind.
Electrotype plates are invented by Moritz Von Jacobi.
Type Composing machine is developed
The first double sided printer is made.
German inventor, Ottar Mergenthaler invents the Linotype machine.
Mimeograph machine has been introduced.
Diazotype machine is invented.
Offset lithography is made.
woodblock printing is developed in China
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