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linocut

Ian Chilvers

in The Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists

Fifth edition


Published online May 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191782763

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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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