Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A sheet printed in colour by any process, such as a chromolithograph.
  • n. A photographic picture in the natural colours.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A sheet printed in colors by any process, as a chromolithograph. See chromolithograph.
  • n. A photographic picture in the natural colors.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A photo-engraving process for producing images adapted for hand-coloring.
  • n. A picture produced by this process.
  • n. A sheet of printed matter from types or engraved blocks where a number of forms are used, each one with an ink of a different color, as in chromolithography (which see).

Etymologies

Ancient Greek (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • F. de Méndez, in the _Revista Agustiniana_ (1881), quoted (p. 351) Juan Quijano, a contemporary whose chronicle is now lost, as saying that when Luis de Leon was elected Provincial he was already confined to his bed with the illness of which he died.] [Footnote 261: The portrait and character-sketch will be found in the photo-chromotype reproduction of Francisco Pacheco, _Libro de descripcion de verdaderos retratos de illustres y memorables varones_.

    Fray Luis de León A Biographical Fragment

  • As for E. Hunt’s chromotype process,” (2) I have mixed gelatine, or occasionally grape sugar, or both, with the solution, but instead of developing it by a silver solution, as in the chromotype, wash out the salts unacted on by light, and develop by floating on a solution of ferrocyanide of potassium.

    Photographic Reproduction Processes

  • F. de Mendez, in the Revista Agustiniana (1881), quoted (p. 351) Juan Quijano, a contemporary whose chronicle is now lost, as saying that when Luis de Leon was elected Provincial he was already confined to his bed with the illness of which he died.] [Footnote 261: The portrait and character-sketch will be found in the photo-chromotype reproduction of Francisco Pacheco, Libro de descripcion de verdaderos retratos de illustres y memorables varones.

    Fray Luis de Leon

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