photogravure


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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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For example, an 1843 portrait of Lady Mary Rutbven by David Octavius Hill and Robert Adamson exhibited in both photogravure and carbon print allowed the viewer to appreciate the subtle differences in detail and tonal variation exemplified by each process.
Hundreds of thousands of photographs, postcards, stereotypes, and photogravure prints stereotyping Indian peoples were sold across the United States and elsewhere between 189o and 1920.
In the 1899 set, some books once plumped into a bulky enough package by every trick of format were split into two volumes even after a few photogravure plates replaced the profuse engravings.
4) Blues singer Bessie Smith in a black-and-white photogravure by Carl Van Vechten (1935).
The photogravure process also allows him to print with watercolor and Japanese papers.
With the introduction of photogravure, photographic images became a common feature in modern societies.
Contract notice: Framework agreement for the photogravure of printed works published by the bibliothque nationale de france.
If you are leaving, it's uphill; but as you arrive, it's downhill, 2006; Tacita Dean's The Russian Ending, 2001, a delicately imaginative photogravure portfolio of scavenged postcards reframed and annotated to conjure final scenes in filmic tragedies; and Moyra Davey's 2003 sequence of steadfast chromogenic photographs of the daily detritus in her home, here printed and framed in a manner that recalls the archaic format of Polaroid snapshots--all probe the art of time itself.
Highlighting Dean's graphic work --in particular her photogravure experiments--this show explores the artist's constructed narratives which are often aided by found objects such as old postcards.
Eti-Technix offers the latest photogravure technologies, including an HD flexo plate for high-quality printing.
The new availability of photogravure images in the illustrated press is one of the hallmarks of the time.
Friday September 12, 2-3pm Photogravure printing demo - Roger Coulam