Preferred labels

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  • collotype
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  • Lichtdruck

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Definition

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A type of photolithography in which the printing plate is prepared using a bichromate process. Unhardened gelatin areas hold water and thus resist greasy ink; hardened areas accept ink and hold it in the characteristic wormlike pattern of cracks.

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initial version

dct:creator
Anna Bellotto
dct:created
2019-05-22T10:56:50+02:00

Editorial note

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Definition from Getty AAT.

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