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[zey-nuh-fel-der] /ˈzeɪ nəˌfɛl dər/
[ah-loh-ys,, ah-lois] /ˈɑ loʊ üs,, ˈɑ lɔɪs/ (Show IPA),
1771–1834, German inventor of lithography. Unabridged
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  • And since then no incautious British artists or critics have dared to tamper with Senefelder's definition of lithography.

    The Life of James McNeill Whistler Elizabeth Robins Pennell
  • There is one characteristic feature of the discovery of lithography for which Senefelder ought to receive the fullest credit.

    Practical Lithography Alfred Seymour
  • Senefelder lived to see his invention extensively adopted, and to reap benefit from his ingenuity.

    Great Facts Frederick C. Bakewell
  • When Senefelder wrote, he had to invent many names for the processes, manipulation-methods, and tools.

    The Invention of Lithography Alois Senefelder
  • The text-book gives all explanations and remedies for such cases that the wide experiences of Senefelder have made known to him.

    The Invention of Lithography Alois Senefelder
  • The German campaign of 1806 brought him to Munich, where he visited the workshop of Senefelder, the inventor of lithography.

British Dictionary definitions for Senefelder


(Johan Nepomuk Franz) Aloys (ˈaloɪs). 1771–1834, German dramatist and engraver, born in Czechoslovakia, who invented (1796) lithography
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