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Printing History

Later in the 2nd century, Tsai Lun invented paper using the bark of the mulberry tree and bamboo fibers in China. Far along into the 10th century, the Arabs made paper using linen fibers. Books became written on paper throughout the years. And books then were different from the books you use now. Jacob Christoph Le Blon

 

Do you know what a woodcut is? It’s the predecessor of the printing machines at present. It was basically composed of wood, on which images and texts were carved. The blocks were stamped with ink made from soot and oil.

Then, Jakob Christoph Le Blon made the first colored engraving on print in the 18th century

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