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First in the world, don’t you know

07 May

Just a re-blog of a while back.  I was going through older posts and liked this one.  So here it is again …

George Edouard Desbarats published the first issue of Canadian Illustrated News in Montreal on October 30, 1838. It is the world’s first to use the new half-tone technique to reproduce a photograph.

English: Canadian Illustrated News, Vol.XXII, ...

English: Canadian Illustrated News, Vol.XXII, No. 7, Page 97. Photo: From Library and Archives Canada. Title: Come to Stay Artist: Julien, Henri, 1852-1908 Date: 14 August, 1880 Pagination: vol.XXII, no. 7, 97 Notes: Canada welcomes these bands of immigrants who, in such numbers, last week, came to settle in the Dominion, instead of passing to the United States. Subject: Immigrants Record: 110 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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6 responses to “First in the world, don’t you know

  1. 2max Kochi

    May 26, 2014 at 11:24 pm

    Thank you for sharing this old photograph and news. Much appreciated

     
    • tkmorin

      May 27, 2014 at 7:48 am

      You are quite welcomed! 🙂

       
  2. Ayush Chandra

    May 12, 2014 at 2:44 am

    Great, awesome blog and idea…….

     
    • tkmorin

      May 12, 2014 at 8:33 am

      Thank you, Shush, much appreciated! 🙂

       
  3. Gypsy Bev

    May 8, 2014 at 9:21 pm

    What a beautiful old magazine cover. Think perhaps they were some lucky immigrants who decided to stay in Canada, a most beautiful place.

     
  4. seeker

    May 8, 2014 at 4:20 pm

    We’ve come a long way.

     

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