The Heyday of Print

(1700-1850)

1704 Newspaper in Boston prints advertising
1814 Steam powered rotary press prints The Times in England
1821 Wheatstone reproduces sound in England
1827 Ni´epce makes a true photograph
1837 Daguerre cuts photo exposure time to 20 min.
1839 Electricity runs a printing press
1841 The advertising agency is born
1846 Double cylinder Rotary Press prints 8,000 sheets per minute.
1848 Forerunner of the AP founded in NYC.