16th century printing press

16th century printing press

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Credit: SHEILA TERRY/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Printing press. Coloured engraving of an early German printing press of 1522. Johann Gutenberg invented the first printing press in the early 1450s, using it to print the Gutenberg Bible, the first printed book.

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Keywords: 16th century, artwork, coloured, engraving, historical, history, history of technology, illustration, industrial, industry, machine, manufacture, mechanical, mechanics, press, printing, publishing, sixteenth

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