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The "Daily Graphic" of New York Publishes the First Halftone of a News Photograph

3/4/1873 to 9/23/1889
A Scene in Shantytown, New York (1880)

A Scene in Shantytown, New York, March 4, 1880, the first newspaper photo printed using a halftone screen.

On March 4, 1873 the Daily Graphic of New York was founded. This tabloid, which was probably the first illustrated daily newspaper, remained in operation until September 23, 1889. 

On March 4, 1880 the Daily Graphic published the first halftone rather than engraved reproduction of a news photograph.

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