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copperplate engraving

[′käp·ər‚plāt in′grāv·iŋ]
(graphic arts)
A thin, rigid plate of copper, with the lines of a picture cut, or engraved, into it, used for printing purposes; it is inked over, the ink is removed so that it is retained only in the engraved lines, and the plate is placed in a handpress where ink is transferred from engraved lines to overlying paper.
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Cady, for example, repeatedly stresses that the copyright in the map and the property rights in the copperplate are "wholly independent," "disconnected," and "altogether different.
This globe is 41/2 inches, or 127mm in diameter and made of copperplate, manufactured probably in France, to form the central feature of an astronomical or armillary sphere clock like the Jagiellonian Clock.
In 1583, Strubicz fails was ennobled in Warsaw when he was given his own coat of arms, which was immortalized in a completely unfamiliar copperplate just Tomasz Makowski.
He places Times New Roman (30) on his "C-list" with Courier, Courier New, Baskerville Old Face, Century Gothic, Cooper Black, and Copperplate.
The sale of antiques and artifacts, copperplate, clothes, pots, incense burners, ancient armor, guns and swords, along with various types of carpets and rugs, are still its primary goods.
Then work some soft grey eye shadow, Copperplate from Mac, along the socket line.
I made use of a number of the places mentioned, vast Victorian edifices redolent of phenol and an aura of the sanctum sanctorum of some esoteric monastic cult where even the graffiti is executed in fine copperplate.
He often incorporates into his work the engraved copperplate image of the kangaroo painted by George Stubbs from remains brought back by Captain Cook in 1773 and includes the animated banksia by the Endeavour's illustrator Sydney Parkinson as well as the technicolour birds by the contemporary artist William T Cooper.
Before the building was demolished some items were retrieved, including some copperplate written logbooks dating back to the opening of the school on August 25, 1902.
That course taught the Jackson resident "great technique and great form" in the Copperplate style of calligraphy, and she practiced faithfully until she felt confident enough to take on the 200 invitations her friend entrusted her with that day.
25) A copperplate manuscript preserved at the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, Edinburgh, which is attributed to James, 14th Earl of Morton who died in 1768, lists 'Ancient Inscriptions on Stones found in Scotland', both Roman and medieval (Society of Antiquaries of Scotland Communications Book 1827, fols.
Take the case of the Pashupati Copperplate, dated NS 567.