The Library of Congress has created a fantastic online trip down the history lane. Newspaper Navigator is an online base consisting of 16,3 million newspaper pages, out of which 1.5 million are photos. It covers the period between 1900 and 1963, giving you a whole lot of historic newspaper photos and headlines in just a few clicks.
This timelapse shows increasing importance of photography in New York Times since 1852
We’ve seen that captivating timelapse videos can be created without leaving your home. The one we’re presenting today is created entirely of front pages of The New York Times. Data artist Josh Begley created this timelapse that follows front pages of every NYT issue since 1852. It’s captivating and interesting, collecting 165 years in less than a minute. And it shows how the front page has changed, embracing photography as an important part of its content.
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