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Modern Reproductive Graphic Processes (Paperback) Loot Price: R325
Discovery Miles 3 250
Modern Reproductive Graphic Processes (Paperback): James Sumner Pettit

Modern Reproductive Graphic Processes (Paperback)

James Sumner Pettit

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1884 Excerpt: ... PROCESSES IN USE TO-DAY FOR THE REPRODUCTION OF WORKS OF ART, Mechanical, Engineering and Map Drawings. Before entering into a detailed description of the various processes now in use in the reproduction of the manybeautiful works of art, maps, mechanical drawings, illustrations, &c., it might be well to state that, due to the constantly increasing number of discoveries in the sciences of optics and chemistry, the great rivalry between large publishing houses, the diffusion of knowledge on art, and the increased appreciation of artistic things, many of the methods herein described are undergoing changes and improvements in the details, with increasing ranges in application. This is especially true of the various applica ti'fttfs of. phcftSgrphy. Good paintings, .: engravings.andetphings, and fine photograph.wiM; always'-he appreciated by educated people. The various patented processes must fluctuate with a very uncertain popular taste. I find the following to be the practical processes of the present day: 1. Sensitive paper processes. 2. Hektograph. 3. Engraving. 4. Electrotypy. 5-Lithography. 6. Photography.' 7. Miscellaneous. Mention must be made of the fact that many of the fine works of the old masters are frequently copied, not only by artists desirous of studying them, but by others for pecuniary purposes, and so skillfully is this done that the judgment of experts will sometimes fail to distinguish them from the originals, for which they are falsely sold., Sensitive Papers.--The process in general use to-day in large manufacturing establishments, architects' offices, &c., is ordinarily known as the "blue paper" process, so called because the sensitized surface turns from a dark grey to a blue color on exposure to the light and after washing. The drawi...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: James Sumner Pettit
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 22
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-43921-2
LSN: 1-154-43921-6
Barcode: 9781154439212

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