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relief printing

Overview page. Subjects: Bibliography.

[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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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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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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electrotyping

in The Oxford Companion to the Book

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 151 words.

The production of a very durable *relief printing *plate by electro-deposition, first demonstrated in the US c.1841. Electrotype

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Monotype

in The Oxford Companion to the Book

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 501 words.

A *hot-metal *machine-casting and setting system, producing individual pieces of metal *type for *relief printing, used extensively throughout the

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half-tones

in The Oxford Companion to the Book

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 106 words.

Images printed by the half-tone process, whereby a *relief printing surface is created. Original *artwork, photographed through a screen,

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New York African Society for Mutual Relief

Robert Fay.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 517 words.

While some scholars believe that the New York African Society for Mutual Relief began meeting secretly in 1784, it was officially founded by Peter Williams, Jr., a carpenter and talented...

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Rowe, George Clinton

Charles Rosenberg.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 983 words.

poet, minister, and editor, was born in Litchfield, Connecticut, to Adeline Agnes Starr Ferguson Rowe and Solomon D. Rowe, sexton of St. Michael's Episcopal Church, 1865–1880. He was...

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Mitchell, Joseph E.

Debra Foster Greene.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1247 words.

newspaper publisher, editor, community leader, and entrepreneur, was born Joseph Everett Mitchell in Coosa County, Alabama, one of eight children of Henry Mitchell, a farmer and sawmill...

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Confluences of Medicine in Medieval Japan

Andrew Edmund Goble.

September 2011; p ublished online November 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Asian History. 208 pages.

This is the first book-length exploration in English of issues of medicine and society in premodern Japan. The book expands the parameters of the study of medicine in East Asia and...

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Visual Representations of Slavery

Marcus Wood.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1537 words.

A consideration of the visual archive generated in the United States around the phenomenon of slavery from 1818 to 1865 must take into account two crucial factors. First, the technology...

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Gullahs

Caryn E. Neumann.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1735 words.

The Gullahs were African Americans who settled in slave communities along the Atlantic coastal plain and on the chain of Sea Islands; in Georgia these people were known as Geechees....

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Insurance Companies, African American–Owned

Malachi D. Crawford.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1995 words.

The development of African American insurance companies in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries is attributable to the need to provide stable financial assistance to African...

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Reason, Patrick Henry (1816 - 1898), Abolitionist, Freemason, Illustrator, Organization Founder / Official

Dorothy B. Porter.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 2281 words.

Patrick Henry Reason was born in New York City, one of four children of Michel and Elizabeth Melville Reason. He was baptized on April 17, 1816, as Patrice Rison. His father, Michel...

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Photography, African American

Deborah Willis.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 3424 words.

The first known African Americans to practice the art and business of photography were Jules Lion, James Presley Ball, John B. Bailey, Augustus Washington, and the Goodridge Brothers,...

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Antislavery Movement in Great Britain

Adam Hochschild.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 6867 words.

Strangely, in a city where it seems that on every block a blue-and-white glazed plaque commemorates a famous event or resident, none marks this spot. All you can see today, after you...

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