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photogravure:

see printingprinting,
means of producing reproductions of written material or images in multiple copies. There are four traditional types of printing: relief printing (with which this article is mainly concerned), intaglio, lithography, and screen process printing.
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photogravure

[¦fōd·ə·grə¦vyu̇r]
(graphic arts)
A method of making intaglio engravings in copper from photographs in which a gelatin image is used as an acid resist; it is considered high quality for halftones, but not very good for type.
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in Vie moderne, still there is always something mechanical in them, something of a photograph or photogravure .
Digital reproductions of Curtis's brown-ink photogravures (available on the Library of Congress's "American Memory" website) are reasonably good facsimiles.
Her work appeals to sensory experience and emotion over objectivity and intellect, which is why the photogravures in Nocturnes work so well with Wonk's poems: nothing is literal, obvious, or rational.
In this oversize hardcover edition with handsome photogravures, Teale introduced each chapter with commentary amounting to essayistic annotation.
Osterburg's photogravures of his artistic visions are also on exhibition.
Photogravures are essentially handmade printing plates that allow the consistent reproduction of a photograph.
The City Beautiful: Photogravures by Alvin Langdon Coburn, 1906-10, Philadelphia Museum of Art, through April 22.
Last year McFarren was instrumental in the re-publication of Robert Gerstmann's long-out-of-print Bolivia 1928, a collection of 150 copper-tinged photogravures of campesino life three-quarters of a century ago.
After wiping the last traces of donut from my fingers, I carefully leaf through the pages, a bilingual edition translated by Schmidt and illustrated with beautiful Mapplethorpe photogravures, each covered by a delicate piece of tissue paper.
Most recent publications will command a modest premium over their original cost, but some books--like the LEC's 1986 edition of Rimbaud's "A Season in Hell," with photogravures by Robert Mapplethorpe--can multiple in value rather quickly.
PHOTO : Animal Locomotion, Plate 672 Eadweard Muybridge, circa 1887, photogravures
One almost sees motes rising in the musty air, past fading photogravures of dignified indigenes, to settle back among the objects, beaded and carved, brought back by men in pith helmets, borne in bales by grinning blacks, for our instruction and edification.