steel engraving


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steel engraving:

see engravingengraving,
in its broadest sense, the art of cutting lines in metal, wood, or other material either for decoration or for reproduction through printing. In its narrowest sense, it is an intaglio printing process in which the lines are cut in a metal plate with a graver, or burin.
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steel engraving

[′stēl in′grāv·iŋ]
(graphic arts)
Engraving on a steel plate, as used in printing.
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Copperplate engravings for magazine illustration were no longer efficient because steel engravings that could print more impressions were being used by publishers.
But even before this became possible, early commercial photographers frequently had their work published as wood or steel engravings or as lithographs, allowing that work to appear in multiple copies in the illustrated press and to be seen all over the world.
Where steel engravings of the Holy Land had long excited his imagination, Twain's encounters with the ancient landscape left him at loose ends, unable to reconcile the mythic with the real.
Particularly delightful are the illustrations, in the form of wood or steel engravings, of 19th century French artist Paul Gustave Dore which give a real "feel" of the events portrayed.
Flicking through the page, I discovered the colour plates and the black and white steel engravings that start each chapter are by Archibald Thorburn, one of the greatest natural history painters Britain has ever produced.
Ernst is surely the best of the true Surrealist practitioners because he brings every bit of his painter's instinct to bear on fragments of Victorian steel engravings.
The book on his father's shelves was, if I remember correctly, the old Grolier edition with its impressive steel engravings, and it imprinted itself on the imaginative boy's mind.
I have pieces of yellowing bristol board with copies of steel engravings from an illustrated Bible, historical landscapes in the style of C.
Contract awarded for cleaning service facilities of national workshop steel engravings, for the period january 4 to april 4, 2016.