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Printing plate

Scope note

Flat pieces of metal from which textual or pictorial images are printed. For blocks of other material, usually wood, cut to print an image or used to support other materials that form the printing surface, use "printing blocks" or a more specific term.

This term has 71 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Object category
Object name

Getty AAT term number

300022755

Broader Terms used

<printing surfaces>

Created

11yrs ago

Connected records

FDR Drive

Maker(s)

Printmaker: McPherson, Craig

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