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First Impressions
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Welcome to First Impressions

First Impressions reveals how printing spread through Europe. We explore the transition from manuscript to print, explaining the technical aspects of Gutenberg's revolution. We also discuss the wider impact that the invention of printing had on society then, and reflect upon what it means for us today. Explore our timeline to find out more about this Information revolution.