Definition of photogravure
: a process for printing from an intaglio plate prepared by photographic methods
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The fair, which runs March 30-April 2, will host more than a hundred dealers, with works ranging from mid-nineteenth-century photogravures to video, mixed media, and beyond.
For 30 years, beginning in 1906, Curtis traveled the United States, photographing portraits, landscapes and the daily lives of 80 Native American tribes, images that were collated in a 20-volume history and 723 photogravure prints.
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Origin and Etymology of photogravure
French, from phot- + gravure
First Known Use: 1879See Words from the same year
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