A Typographical Composition, from “Receuil Papyrographique”
Photo Credit: photo: M. Johnston
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A Typographical Composition, from “Receuil Papyrographique”1820
Alois Senefelder, German, (1771–1834)
- early lithography
- lithography - Planographic printing process in which a design is deposited on the stone or plate with a greasy substance and the surface is chemically treated to accept ink only in the greasy areas. [August 1996 alternate term added. March 1995 related term added. January 1993 related terms added. October 1991 scope note changed; descriptor moved.]
- printmaking - Use for the activity of producing prints as works of art; for the specific processes employed, use such terms as "intaglio printing" or "mezzotint." For the production of other types of printed material, use "printing." [April 1993 related terms added. October 1991 scope note changed; descriptor moved.]
- printmaking techniques
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