source: Christopher Jobson for Colossal, reddit 

In 1886, the Linotype machine revolutionized printing by allowing larger volumes of pages to be rapidly assembled for print. Less than 100 years after the Linotype's advent, digital printing technology rendered it obsolete. In 1978, typesetter Carl Schlesinger and filmmaker David Loeb Weiss captured the last day of linotype printing at the New York Times in their documentary film Farewell – ETAOIN SHRDLU. The film offers viewers a fascinating glimpse into the world of hot metal typesetting and the historical transition into the digital age. 

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