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Transfer printing

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Process of decorating enamel, ceramics, and glass by printing a design from an engraved plate onto paper, then, while the ink is still wet, pressing the design onto the surface to be decorated.

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11yrs ago

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Factory: F. & R. Pratt & Co.
Painter: Burnett, James (After)

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Factory: F. & R. Pratt & Co.
Painter: Adams, A. (After)

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