Frederic E. Ives
Frederic E. Ives
Frederic E. Ives {1856-1937} worked as a printer's apprentice before becoming a photographic technician at Cornell University when he was 18. There, Ives played a key role in developing the halftone printing process, still used today to transfer continuous tones of a photograph to a metal plate, where they appear as tiny dots of various sizes. This technology largely replaced more costly, less detailed, hand-carved wood engravings, leading to the widespread popularity of halftone illustrations in newspapers, periodicals, and books.
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1996
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