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  • n. A person who makes photoengravings


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  • Bright fuzzball: Although astronomers got little advance warning about Hyakutake -- Japanese photoengraver Yuji Hyakutake spied it on Jan. 30 -- they have scrambled to turn any telescope they can toward the surprise visitor.

    The Night Visitor

  • Jackson grew up several miles up the coast from Wellington in the town of Pukerua Bay - the meadows, woodlands and seascapes that later stood in for Middle-earth were all visible from his front door - and, while his parents wanted him to be an architect, they supported their Ray Harryhausen-besotted, stop-motion-splicing son when he left school at 16, getting a job as a photoengraver on the Wellington Evening Post while baking latex masks and synthesising fake blood in the family kitchen in preparation for Bad Taste. news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph


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