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A published reproduction of a black-and-white photo.

365 Days of Art: March 4 – Halftone Engraving Used to Print Photographs in Newspaper

March 4, 1880 Halftone engraving, used to print photographic images in shades of gray, was used for the first time when the Daily Graphic was published in New York City. An editorial ran at the same time, stating: This process has not yet been fully developed. We are still experimenting with it. We feel confident

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An autochrome photo portrait.

365 Days of Art: January 30 – Special Five-Day Photo Exhibition Closes to Keep Works from Fading

January 30, 2011 A special five-day exhibition of never-before-exhibited autochrome photographs, using low-oxygen enclosures to keep them from fading, closes at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Some background: what are autochromes? They’re photos made from a process that was developed in the early 20th century, transparent color images on glass that must be viewed either

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