Type Printing

Some articles on type printing, printing, type:

History Of Printing In East Asia - Movable Type - Movable Type in Japan
... Though the Jesuits operated a Western movable type printing-press in Nagasaki, Japan, printing equipment brought back by Toyotomi Hideyoshi's army in ... Tokugawa Ieyasu, even before becoming shogun, effected the creation of the first native movable type, using wooden type-pieces rather than metal ... He oversaw the creation of 100,000 type-pieces, which were used to print a number of political and historical texts ...
Woodblock Printing - Japan
... The earliest known woodblock printing dates from 764-770, when an Empress commissioned one million small wooden pagodas containing short printed scrolls - typically 6 cm × 45 cm (2.4 in × 18 in) - to be ... Though the Jesuits operated a movable type printing-press in Nagasaki, printing equipment brought back by Toyotomi Hideyoshi's army from Korea in 1593 had far greater influence on the development of the medium ... effected the creation of the first native movable type, using wooden type-pieces rather than metal ...

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