half-tone engraving
Frederick Ives

Inventors, Inventions . 2014.

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  • Half tone — Half tone, or Half tone Half tone , n. 1. (Fine Arts) An intermediate or middle tone in a painting, engraving, photograph, etc.; a middle tint, neither very dark nor very light. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. (Music) A half step. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Half-tone — Half tone, or Half tone Half tone , n. 1. (Fine Arts) An intermediate or middle tone in a painting, engraving, photograph, etc.; a middle tint, neither very dark nor very light. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. (Music) A half step. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Half-tone — (h[aum]f t[=o]n ), a. Having, consisting of, or pertaining to, half tones; specif. (Photo engraving), pertaining to or designating plates, processes, or the pictures made by them, in which gradation of tone in the photograph is reproduced by a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Engraving — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Engraving >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 engraving engraving chalcography Sgm: N 1 line engraving line engraving mezzotint engraving stipple engraving chalk engraving Sgm: N 1 dry point dry point bur Sgm: N 1 etching …   English dictionary for students

  • engraving — n 1. cutting, chiseling, incising, graving, chasing, hatching, stippling, ornamenting, marking, carving, sculpting; lithography, chromolithography, etching, drypoint; anaglyphy, chalcography, zincography, xylography; photoengraving, Obs.… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • Engraving — A copperplate engraver at work Engraving is the practice of incising a design on to a hard, usually flat surface, by cutting grooves into it. The result may be a decorated object in itself, as when silver, gold, steel, or glass are engraved, or… …   Wikipedia

  • Frederick Ives — half tone engraving …   Inventors, Inventions

  • John C. Moss — John Calvin Moss (1836 April 8, 1892) invented the first practicable photo engraving process in 1863. It led to a revolution in printing and eventually to the mass marketing of newspapers and magazines and books which combined photographs with… …   Wikipedia

  • Frederick W. von Egloffstein —     Frederick W. von Egloffstein     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Frederick W. von Egloffstein     Born at Aldorf, near Nuremberg, Bavaria, 18 May, 1824; died in New York, 1885. He served in the Prussian army in his early manhood and then emigrated… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • History of printing — The history of printing began as an attempt to make easier and reduce the cost of reproducing multiple copies of documents, fabrics, wall papers and so on. Printing streamlined the process of communication, and contributed to the development of… …   Wikipedia

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