photogravure

[foh-tuh-gruh-vyoor, -grey-vyer]
noun
1.
any of various processes, based on photography, by which an intaglio engraving is formed on a metal plate, from which ink reproductions are made.
2.
the plate.
3.
a print made from it.

Origin:
1875–80; photo- + gravure

photogravureist, noun
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photogravure (ˌfəʊtəʊɡrəˈvjʊə)
 
n
1.  any of various methods in which an intaglio plate for printing is produced by the use of photography
2.  matter printed from such a plate
 
[C19: from photo- + French gravure engraving]

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From this process evolved photogravure-gravure printing where a plate is etched from a photographic image.
Her work includes photogravure, public billboard projects, and installations that involve floor vinyl and wallpaper.
Seven of the illustrations will be in color, and there will be many others in photogravure and collotype.
In each there are sixty four full page halftones, with a frontispiece in photogravure thrown in for good measure.
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