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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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Their individual, complex histories are traced through a wealth of documentation: prints and illustrations in 18th-century books, a complete series of wax and electrotype impressions, and inventories and catalogues--especially that of Professor Nevil Story-Maskelyne (1823-1911).
See Donahue v Rodd Electrotype Co of New England, Inc, 367 Mass 578, 328 NE2d 505 (1975).
But while there are wood-engraved blocks that were printed directly from their wood surfaces, in the nineteenth century it became increasingly common to print from stereotype and electrotype casts made from the original blocks.
If Rodd Electrotype had been founded in the LLC era, then absent a contrary agreement among the founding "members," Mrs.
By this period, the more modern electrotype process was largely used for books (at least in the United States), with stereotype used more frequently for newspapers.
In fact, considering Harpers' reliance on electrotyping over stereotyping by the mid 1850s (Gaskell 206), the plates for Inez were probably electrotype, rather than stereotype.
The Government Printing Office is required, by law, to sell the stereotype or electrotype plates from which a Government publication has been printed, at a small percentage above cost.
Tenders are invited for Running Capacitor Electrotype Of Different Ratings Suitable For Air Conditioners Confirm To Is 2993/1975With Latest Amendments Voltage 415 Volts Plus /Minus 5 Percent 50Hz Single Phone Ac Supply.
Other security features include SICPA's printed SPARK[R] feature, a multi-tone watermark and electrotype, double sided intaglio, a 4mm wide window thread, micro-perforation, see-through element and UV features.
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.
Indeed, Whitman sensed early on the benefit of electrotype and new reproduction technologies to his project of communicating to the American people en masse.