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HISTORY OF GRAPHICS TIME LINE BY: BEN JOHNSON MILLER
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MOVABLE TYPE WITH INDIVIDUAL CHARACTERS 1051 The first known movable type was accredited to Chinese inventor Bi Sheng in 990–1051 AD during the Song dynasty. Before Bi Sheng invented movable type printing, characters are engraved in one big block, which was very time consuming and costly.
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JOHANNES GUTENBERG AND THE FIRST PRINTING PRESS. Invented around 1439, Gutenberg's movable type printing press initiated nothing less than a revolution in print technology. His press allowed manuscripts to be mass-produced at relatively affordable costs. The 42-line 'Gutenberg Bible', printed around 1455, was Gutenberg's most well known printed item.
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IRA RUBEL INVENTS THE FIRST OFFSET PRESS 1903 - 1904 "The inspiration was an accident. While operating his lithographic press he [Rubel] noticed that if he failed to insert paper the stone plate would transfer its image onto the rubber impression cylinder. When he then placed paper into the machine it would have the image on two sides, one from the stone plate and one from the rubber impression cylinder. To Rubel’s
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