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linocut

Ian Chilvers

in The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists

Fourth edition

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780199532940
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191727634
linocut

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A term applied to the technique of making a print from a thick piece of linoleum and to the print so made. Linoleum was invented in the 1860s, but it was not used for printing (in the manufacture of wallpaper) until the 1890s. The technique is essentially a development of the ...

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Subjects: Art

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