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Illustrated London News
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- Subject: Illustrated London News
- From: Luis Nadeau <nadeaul@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 24 Aug 1997 13:13:39 -0300
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The _Illustrated London News_, according to some sources, began using
HALF-TONE photoengraving (the Meisenbach process) in 1885. I'm trying to
determine exactly when and on which page this began.
I just went through the entire 1885 volume at the local library and as far
as I can tell, I didn't see a single half-tone reproduction. I did see some
photolithographs but they were certainly not produced by a half-tone screen.
Does anyone have more information on this?
Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada