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Photogravure Timeline
Pre 1880's1880s-1940sPost 1960s Contemporary Gravure Work
1966
Deli Sacilotto is asked to print photogravures from Edward Curtis plates initiating his interest in the forgotten process.
1967
Paul Strand, The Mexican PortfolioPaul Strand republishes The Mexican Portfolio.
1976
Sandy Rothberg, privately publishes "Photogravure Handbook," a technical manual.
1976
Jon Goodman travels to Europe in search of someone still practicing photogravure.Jon Goodman
1977
Goodman sets up a small press for experimentation at Centre Genevois de Gravure Contemporain in Geneva and establishes a working relationship with the famous Atelier of St. Prex where he teaches himself the forgotten art.
1978
Goodman returns to the states, establishes press, and works with Michael Hoffman of Aperture and Richard Benson to produce two gravures from Paul Strand's negatives marking a revival of the dormant photogravure process.
1986
Paul Taylor opens Renaissance Press.

1988
Johan De Zoete writes and publishes "A Manual of Photogravure."
1989
Eli Ponsaing adapted the use of photopolymer plates as an economical alternative to the more costly and environmentally unfriendly copper.
1993
Lothar OsterburgLothar Osterburg opens a press and photogravure workshop in New York.
1995
Colloquium on photogravure is held at the Institute for Research in Art / Graphicstudio, University of South Florida.
2002
Volume one of the 21st Journal of Contemporary Photography is published.
2003
Copper Plate Photogravure: Demystifying the ProcessMarlene MacCallum and David Morrish publish "Copper Plate Photogravure: Demystifying the Process."
2005
Jon Goodman and the Heron Press publish, "Photographing in High Places," a portfolio of ten photogravures by Bradford Washburn.
2006
Photogravure.com launches, celebrating the history and beauty of the photogravure process.
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