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chromolithography

Definitions

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

  • noun The art or process of printing color pictures from a series of stone or zinc plates by lithography.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A method of producing colored lithographic pictures by the use of a number of prepared lithographic Stones.

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

  • noun Lithography adapted to printing in inks of various colors.

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

  • noun A form of lithography for printing pictures in colour

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

  • noun single- or multi-color lithography

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

chromo- +‎ lithography

Examples

  • Artists have added chromolithography and film to their palette: A muscular Hanuman beams like a Marvel Comic super hero, and Krishna and his adopted mother imitate the pose of a European Virgin and Child.

    From Stillness, Cosmic Action

  • King of chromolithography was Welsh designer Owen Jones, who literally wrote the book.

    American Connections

  • Every year from 1850 the company sent their clients a beautifully designed, full-color, all-vegetable poster, produced by the latest chromolithography technique.

    American Connections

  • Every year from 1850 the company sent their clients a beautifully designed, full-color, all-vegetable poster, produced by the latest chromolithography technique.

    American Connections

  • King of chromolithography was Welsh designer Owen Jones, who literally wrote the book.

    American Connections

  • Lithography became more readily available by the development of metal etching plates, notes Lawrence, and photo - and chromolithography were introduced as ways to illustrate plates in books and periodicals.

    Wilbour's Legacy

  • Baxter, and finally to chromolithography, but it is not irrelevant.

    John Baptist Jackson 18th-Century Master of the Color Woodcut

  • In about 1860, however, he was driven from the market by the rise of a cheaper medium, chromolithography, which was responsible in the next few decades for a universal outpouring of popular bathos.

    John Baptist Jackson 18th-Century Master of the Color Woodcut

  • It has been employed by this artist for three months, and was found equally successful in oil or water colours, chromolithography, and even in making white impressions on a black ground.

    Field's Chromatography or Treatise on Colours and Pigments as Used by Artists

  • Under this third generation, the different branches of the house were still further developed, chromolithography and other modern printing methods being added.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 2: Assizes-Browne

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