Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The process of photographic engraving.
  • n. An engraving of this kind.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The process of photographic engraving.
  • n. A plate or picture made by the process of heliogravure.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Photo-engraving, or a print obtained by this process; strictly, a photo-engraved metal plate. See heliotypy and photo-engraving. Also called helio-engraving.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an intaglio print produced by gravure

Etymologies

French héliogravure. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • When it came time to print what he had photographed, Dine chose heliogravure, the old style of printing favored by Alfred Stieglitz, Edward Curtis and Paul Strand, which gives photographs a warm tone and an almost hand-drawn look -- like Dine's etchings.

    Shooting Himself

  • The Paris publishing-house of Welter undertook, in 1900, a heliogravure reproduction of it with

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 9: Laprade-Mass Liturgy

  • [56] It has since been published by Middleton himself in his _Remains of Ancient Rome_, vol.i. p. 275, fig. 35, from a heliogravure of the original.

    Pagan and Christian Rome

  • The statue, reproduced here from a heliogravure, is life-sized, and represents a nude youth, of archaic type.

    Pagan and Christian Rome

  • M.F. LENORM.NT has published in the _Gazette Archéologique_ (1878) a description of the pieces belonging to M. Schlumberger, with two plates in heliogravure.

    A History of Art in Chaldæa & Assyria, v. 1

  • Moreover, ninety-six heliogravure enlargements from the Paris Chart-plates, distributed in the same year, supplied a basis for the calculation that the entire Atlas of the sky, composed of similar sheets, will form a pile thirty feet high and two tons in weight! [

    A Popular History of Astronomy During the Nineteenth Century Fourth Edition

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