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Steel engraving

Scope note

Printmaking process of engraving using plates of steel or steel-faced copper; replaced the use of less durable copper plates in the early 19th century. For the engraving of steel plates for the production of documents such as banknotes, use "siderography."

This term has 283 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Technique

Getty AAT term number

3000190536

Equivalent Terms used

steel-engraved

Created

11yrs ago

Connected records

Port of London

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Unknown

Palace Ruins Lincoln

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Unknown
Publisher: Saunders, John

Noah's Sacrifice

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Unknown

The Circus, Bath

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Unknown

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