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(graphic arts)
Lithographic printing with several colors, requiring a stone for each color.



a method of lithographic reproduction of multicolored images, in which a separate printing image is prepared by hand on a stone or zinc plate for each color; an outline is applied initially on the surface of each stone. Chromolithography has been replaced almost entirely by the photomechanical methods used in planographic printing to produce plates.

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The second version, oddly enough, uses a chromolithograph of the Madonna Africana or the Black Madonna and Child.
fairly crowed the Halladay name in this chromolithograph advertising poster (printed in about 1876).
Chicago, produced a chromolithograph poster advertising its Garden City combined riding and walking cultivator.
Dating to a period between 1877 and 1879, this chromolithograph was produced by White & Bradley, Lith.
IT IS WELL KNOWN THAT THE BULK OF popular chromolithographs of Hindu mythological characters were mass-produced in Germany in the 19th and early 20th centuries for export to India, but what is less known is the fact that a large number of their multi-chromatic porcelain avatars were also manufactured in Germany for the Indian market.
Her fourth grade teachers gave her chromolithographs of fruits, flowers, and landscapes, from which precocious Marguerite painted copies.
The result is authoritative; the explanation of how chromolithographs are made, for instance, is the most thorough since chromolithography was at its peak.
Oleographs are chromolithographs embossed with a pattern that imitates canvas and/or brush strokes to give the appearance of an oil painting.
The lamed T205 gold-leaf border sets uniquely are represented in the Library: These cards, issued in 1911, are chromolithographs based on Paul Thompson's close-up black-and-white photographs of the players.
In 1878 the Calcutta Art Studio was established by former students from the Government School of Art and produced chromolithographs of Hindu mythological scenes (see Pinney, Photos of the Gods; Mitter, "Mechanical Reproduction").