- of, relating to, or comprising a colour print or a photomechanical process in which a picture is reproduced by superimposing three prints from half-tone plates in inks corresponding to the three primary colours
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This process is repeated if a three-colour design is desired.Man, Past and Present
Agustus Henry Keane
Shigenaga also did fine work in the three-colour process, of which he may possibly have been the inventor.
Between 1755 and 1764, the great period of the three-colour print, Toyonobu stood almost unmatched in the field.
His work falls almost entirely within the class of two- and three-colour prints.
In colour reproduction, a method largely used is that known as the three-colour process.Illumination and its Development in the Present Day