chromolithograph love



from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A colored print produced by chromolithography.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A picture or print obtained by the process of chromolithog-raphy. Often abbreviated to chromo.
  • To produce by means of chromolithography.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A picture printed in tints and colors by repeated impressions from a series of stones prepared by the lithographic process.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A print made by chromolithography.


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  • Mary Evans/Everett Collection A chromolithograph depicting people from Portugal with a sewing machine was used as an advertisement card from the World Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1892.

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  • He had turned his head, and was looking oh-so-casually off toward the chromolithograph of Bonnie Prince Charlie with which Mrs. Baird had seen fit to decorate our wall.

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  • Called "Medical Anatomy...," this chromolithograph is the product of a collaboration between anatomist Francis Sibson and artist William Fairland.

    "Medical Anatomy...," Francis Sibson, anatomist, and William Fairland, artist, 1869

  • The chromolithograph with its flesh reds stands as an oval vignette on the creamy fragment of coated paper.

    The Cunning of Francis Bacon

  • In this Currier & Ives chromolithograph, the Queen of the West is taking on the Morning Star.

    Mark Twain

  • In this Currier & Ives chromolithograph, the Queen of the West is taking on the Morning Star.

    Mark Twain

  • Above Peregrine's head a chromolithograph gazed from its frame at Tarrant, a Rembrandt self-portrait.

    The Boat of a Million Years

  • Rattler for rattle-snake, pike for turnpike, draw for drawbridge, coon for raccoon, possum for opossum, cuss for customer, cute for acute, squash for askutasquash—these American back-formations are already antique; Sabbaday for Sabbath-day has actually reached the dignity of an archaism, as has the far later chromo for chromolithograph.

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  • A crude chromolithograph of their martyrdom, widely scattered among the Christian tribes, still cries to the people for blood-vengeance.

    High Albania

  • A Bible is lying on the chest of drawers; over the door to the hall hangs a chromolithograph of

    The Dramatic Works of Gerhart Hauptmann Volume II


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  • "... all the cases of human nativity which Aristotle has classified in his master-piece with chromolithographic illustrations."

    Joyce, Ulysses, 14

    January 20, 2007