Gutenbergs printing press, 1450s
Gutenberg and Fust with the first printing press, Germany, 1450s.
Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration
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Hong Kong street scene, 1890s C016/4499
Hong Kong street scene. Pedestrians, carts, rickshaws and signs in both Chinese script and English on a hill street in Hong Kong in the 1890s. At the time, this area was a British colony. This lantern slide, by US explorer and survey photographer William Henry Jackson (1843-1942), was obtained for the World's Transportation Commission, a worldwide survey carried out for the Field Columbian Museum of Chicago, USA. The lantern slides in this collection were hand-coloured with dyes and paints. Here, the areas at far right and left have not been coloured
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Roosevelt Cartoon, 1904
ROOSEVELT CARTOON, 1904.
'Jack and the Wall Street Giants. American lithograph cartoon by Udo Keppler, 1904, depicting a tiny President Theodore Roosevelt preparing to wield the sword of Public Service against the giants of Wall Street, represented by James J. Hill, J.P. Morgan, George Jay Gould, John D. Rockefeller, and Henry Oxnard