Historically, lithography is a type of printing technology that
is based on the chemical repellence of oil and water.
In 1826, Joseph Nicephore Niepce, in Chalon, France,
takes the first photograph using bitumen of Judea on a
pewter plate, developed using oil of lavender and mineral
In 1935 Louis Minsk of Eastman Kodak developed the first
In 1940 Otto Suess developed the first positive photoresist.
In 1954, Louis Plambeck, Jr., of Du Pont, develops the
Dycryl polymeric letterpress plate