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Photos of Kamal Adham Center for Jounalism Training and Research 1997

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The Medici Press in Rome produced the first Arabic printed books with movable type. Because Arabic is a cursive script in which many letters are connected, Arabic types were much more complex than Latin ones. Printing in Arabic did not catch on in…

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By 1894, Emile Berliner manufactured what he called ‘gramophone’, a device to play back recordings on discs. This new product was eagerly adopted in Egypt, too: The earliest advertisements for audio recordings on discs date to 1905, but the…

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Colored facsimile of temple of Seti I at Abydos,

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Professional handmade carrying cases for carrying slides to classrooms. Typicall of 40s and 50s.

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Until the mid-19th century, copying drawings was done by skilled draftsmen until the invention of the cyanotype process by Sir John Herschel in 1842. The actual process is similar to developing a photograph: The original drawing was done on tracing…

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In 1928, IBM introduced a new format of punch card, which became the standard for years to come. In Egypt, AUC was an early adopter of computer technology: Around 1968, the University purchased the NCR Century 100 mainframe, the first in the country,…

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This twenty-volume Arabic dictionary was printed at the Bulaq Press, established during the reign of Mohamed Ali in 1820. The first publication by the press appeared in 1822.

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After its introduction in 1923, Kodak’s 16mm film became the new standard for amateur filmmakers. The new film consisted of a base of non-combustible acetate plastic, a much safer alternative to the dangerously flammable cellulose nitrate used in…
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