- a print produced by lithography.
- to produce or copy by lithography.
Origin of lithograph
First recorded in 1815–25; back formation from lithography
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Examples from the Web for lithograph
In his early 30s, he bought his first investment piece from a local gallery: a large Marc Chagall lithograph.Why eBay Is an Art Forger’s Paradise
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The president staged a diplomatic coup when he gave David Cameron an Ed Ruscha lithograph, worth an estimated $7,000.The Story Behind Obama's Gift
July 22, 2010
The first lithograph ever made in America is in this magazine for July 1819.
"The man from the lithograph company, sir," announced the boy.The Octopus
I think that I am warranted, in view of that late decision, in asking the committee to interpolate that word "lithograph."
The word "lithograph" is not mentioned in the subjects of copyright.
A lithograph is something different from any other production of a picture or of any pictorial illustration.
- a print made by lithography
- (tr) to reproduce (pictures, text, etc) by lithography
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Word Origin and History for lithograph
1828, back-formation from lithography. As a verb, from 1825. Related: Lithographed; lithographer; lithographic.
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