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Senefelder

[zey-nuh-fel-der]
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noun
  1. A·lo·ys [ah-loh-ys, ah-lois] /ˈɑ loʊ üs, ˈɑ lɔɪs/, 1771–1834, German inventor of lithography.
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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 text-book gives all explanations and remedies for such cases that the wide experiences of Senefelder have made known to him.


British Dictionary definitions for senefelder

Senefelder

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