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relief printing

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[It. rilievo] A large class of printing processes, including the principal process used for printed book production in the West from c.1450 to the mid-20th century: typographic printing...

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relief printing

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[It. rilievo] A large class of printing processes, including the principal process used for printed book production in the West from c.1450 to the mid-20th century: typographic printing...

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relief printing

in The Oxford Companion to the Book

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1011 words.

[It. rilievo] A large class of printing processes, including the principal process used for printed book production in the

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planographic process

in The Oxford Companion to the Book

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 291 words.

A class of printing processes using a flat printing surface, in contrast to the raised or incised surfaces of *relief

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Electrotype

Edited by Gordon Campbell.

in The Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design. 79 words.

Relief printing block in which the plate is made by electrolytically coating a mould with copper. The process is the

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Brayer

Edited by Gerald Ward.

in The Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Techniques and Principles. 32 words.

Hand roller of rubber or gelatin used for applying ink to relief printing blocks (see Prints, §III, 1)

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slug

Edited by Michael F. Suarez and H. R. Woudhuysen.

in The Oxford Companion to the Book

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 29 words.

A *relief printing surface made not of separate *types, but a solid batch, cast as a word or syllable

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ornament

in The Oxford Companion to the Book

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 283 words.

*Relief cut of wood or metal, used by printers for decorative purposes when printing *letterpress texts. Ornaments can take

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woodblock printing

in The Oxford Companion to the Book

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 105 words.

Printing images, text, or patterns by means of wooden blocks, usually inked on the *relief surface. The block can be

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Chiaroscuro woodcut

Richard Godfrey.

in The Oxford Companion to Western Art

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art. 214 words.

a relief technique in which different tones are added by the successive printing of separate wood blocks. One block is

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Metal cut

Richard Godfrey.

in The Oxford Companion to Western Art

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art. 126 words.

a method of relief printing, similar in principle to woodcut, but using a soft metal such as pewter. The

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copying machines

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Devices and technologies for multiplying copies, typically from a pre-existing ‘original’, or a purpose-generated printing or transfer surface. Most copying methods have been based on...

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woodblock printing

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Printing images, text, or patterns by means of wooden blocks, usually inked on the relief surface. The block can be rubbed, used as a stamp (for printing cloth), or placed ...

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photomechanical printing; photoengraving; process engraving

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Following its invention in the 19th century, photography was used not only to make photographs but as an intermediate step in the production of printing surfaces, primarily for relief...

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print wheel

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A metal or plastic wheel with relief letters used for typewriting and computer printing of high- or letter-quality, from the 1980s.

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slug

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A relief printing surface made not of separate types, but a solid batch, cast as a word or syllable (logography), or a line (Linotype or Intertype).

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letterpress

Overview page. Subjects: Art — Bibliography.

Book printing from a relief press using individual letters which have to be set in place. It has recently been superseded by photo-typesetting and offset lithography.

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letterpress

Michael Clarke.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theory of Art. 28 words.

Book printing from a relief press using individual letters which have to be set in place. It has recently been superseded by photo-typesetting and offset ...

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Chemitype

Edited by Gerald Ward.

in The Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art Techniques and Principles. 177 words.

Method used in the 19th century to transform an intaglio plate into a relief block for the convenience of printing

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stereotyping

in The Oxford Companion to the Book

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 986 words.

The process of making cast-metal copies of a *relief printing surface, such as a *forme of type or a *woodblock

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print (daisy) wheel

Edited by Michael F. Suarez and H. R. Woudhuysen.

in The Oxford Companion to the Book

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 24 words.

A metal or plastic wheel with *relief letters used for *typewriting and *computer printing of high- or letter-quality, from the

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