Definition of Photoglyphic engraving. Meaning of Photoglyphic engraving. Synonyms of Photoglyphic engraving

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Definition of Photoglyphic engraving

Photoglyphic engraving
Photoglyphic Pho`to*glyph"ic, a. [Photo- + Gr. ? to engrave.] Pertaining to the art of engraving by the action of light. [Written also photoglyptic.] Photoglyphic engraving, a process of etching on copper, steel, or zinc, by means of the action of light and certain chemicals, so that from the plate impressions may be taken. --Sir D. Brewster.

Meaning of Photoglyphic engraving from wikipedia

- 1840s on photomechanical reproduction, led to the creation of the photoglyphic engraving process, the precursor to photogravure. He was the holder of a controversial...
- in the 1850s and patented it in 1852 ('photographic engraving') and 1858 ('photoglyphic engraving'). Photogravure in its mature form was developed in...