photo-engraving definition

  • noun:
    • the entire process of obtaining an etched or engraved plate from the photographic image, to be used in publishing; also, an image produced by these types of a process.
    • A common title for several processes by which an image might be designed to afford a plate-matrix from where could be taken images in ink equivalent into the original of the photographic image.
    • A print or dish created by photography and produced by etching to be used on a type-printing press.
    • an engraving regularly replicate an illustration

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