Ladies' dress reform meeting at Freeman Place Chapel, Boston, Mass. E.R. Morse. 1874 June 20. Prints and Photographs Division. LC-USZ62-98647. bibliographic record
of efficient means for reproducing photographic images in magazines and, later, newspapers, publishers used illustrations
based on drawings to depict and comment on events of the day for readers.
Even after the photomechanical halftone process made it possible to reproduce photographs in books, magazines, and newspapers
(see Picture Processes: A Chronology),
The Yellow Kid, he meets Tige and Mary Jane. Richard Felton Outcault. 1907 July 7. Prints and Photographs Division. LC-DIG-ppmsc-02833. bibliographic record
publishers continued to use the work of artists to illustrate feature material, if not the news itself.
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