Steam Powered Printing Press of 1814
Inventor: Friedrich Koenig
Koenig was born April 17, 1774 in Saxony, Germany.
Printing Press of 1814
The Times in London was the first newspaper company to purchase the steam printing press. The steam printing press could print at a rate of 1,000 impressions per hour. Production was much faster and was now available to more people. This led to an increase in the literacy rate.
The Printing Press Today
New York Times Printing Plant