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Book Printing (Impressio Librorum)

ca. 1590-1600
16th century
200 x 270 mm (7.9 x 10.6 in.)

Theodor Galle, Dutch (Flemish), (baptized 1571–buried 1633)
After Stradanus (aka aka Johannes Stradanus), Flemish, (1523–1605)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Engraving
Series: from New Discoveries and Inventions (Nova Reperta)
Edition: Engraved by Theodor Galle after Johannes Stradanus; published by Philip Galle. The DAC holds ten plates from the Nova Reperta set of 20.
Bibliography: The set is Hollstein 410–419 (vol. 7, p. 87); Hollstein 129–138 (vol. 4, p. 213); Nagler, Künstler-Lexikon (vol. 17, p. 449); Nagler, Künstler-Lexikon (vol. 19, p. 555).
Credit Line: Purchase funds, 1960
Accession Number: 1960.4.5.5

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  • books - Collections of wood or ivory tablets, or sheets of paper, parchment, or similar material, that are blank, written on, or printed, and are strung or bound together; commonly many folded and bound sheets containing continuous printing or writing; especially, when printed, a bound volume, or a volume of some size. [November 1992 descriptor moved. June 1992 lead-in term added.]
  • invention - The quality of original and productive creativity. Use with reference specifically to art theory, especially during the Renaissance, to mean the selection and utilization of subject matter.
  • printing - Use for processes in which an image, pictorial or textual, is transferred, usually to paper or cloth, most often by means of a plate, block, stone, or screen. Use also for the making of photographic prints and, with computers, for the production of a paper copy of stored data. For the production of prints in a fine arts context, prefer "printmaking." [April 1993 related terms added. February 1993 scope note changed. October 1990 descriptor moved.]
  • publishing - Issuing printed, taped, or otherwise reproduced records of knowledge in any medium for sale or distribution to the public. [January 1991 scope note added.]
  • technology
  • type - The rectangular pieces, usually metal, having on one side a letter or other character, from which text is composed and set to be printed. For sets of printed characters that share certain characteristics of style or design, use "typefaces." [February 1993 descriptor added.]

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  • plate Dimensions: 200 x 270 mm (7.9 x 10.6 in.)

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