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electrotype

[i′lek·trə‚tīp]
(graphic arts)
A duplicate printing surface prepared by making a mold of the type page or halftone plate, then suspending this mold in a bath of copper sulfate and sulfuric acid where, by electrolytic action, a thin shell of copper is deposited on it, and finally pouring molten type metal into this shell to strengthen it for use on the press.
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Id at 71, 557 NE2d at 323, quoting Donahue v Rodd Electrotype Co of New England, Inc, 367 Mass 578,593,328 NE2d 505,515 (1975).
Holmes started the electrotype foundry business that bore his name, after tending machines at Reed & Prince Manufacturing and the Brunell Electroplating plant.
The security features on the front of the note represent in intaglio portrait of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said, twin step window, holographic element (Main Entrance of the Central Bank of Oman), tactile feature for the blind, colour - shift / colour fix magnetic windowed security thread, micro lettering, three dimensional mould - made watermark portrait, perfect see through register, electrotype water mark and spark OVMI feature.
Multi-national watermark, which corresponds to the portrait on the banknote and electrotype of the digital nominal.
10) and adduces in support of his interpretation the inconsistency between Morris' ideals of hand-crafted art and his use of electrotype for smaller initials in the Kelmscott Press edition of 1894.
He spent two years at the Brunell Electroplating plant, learning the trade, before setting up his own company, Holmes Electrotype Foundry, in 1909.
Moreover, he made electrotype casts of all the cameos and sealing-wax impressions of the intaglios--a collection now in the Beazley Archive, having passed into the possession of Sir John Beazley (who was far more than simply a Greek-vase expert).
From the V & A set electrotype reproductions were made for the Fitzwilliam Museum, and from the Fitzwilliam set reproductions were made for me in 1964.
He was an electrotypist for many years working at Holmes Electrotype in Worcester.
Earthenware copies also exist while every year the winner of the women's singles at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships holds a 19th-century Elkington and Company electrotype of the Briot dish.
It bookends nicely with Essick's opening essay, showing by example the character of the collection and the significance of unusual items such as electrotypes (copies of copies of Blake's lost printing plates), four plates from The Marriage of Heaven and Hell printed on one page, and "the only Blake manuscript in Canada" (a list of riddles).
The images in these larger editions were printed from electrotypes (galvanos), which faithfully retained all the details and characteristics of the original.