- the art or process of producing a printing surface on a zinc plate, especially of producing one in relief by etching away unprotected parts with acid.
Origin of zincography
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Zincography is an adaptation of the same principle to plates of zinc.Mrs. Hale's Receipts for the Million
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Zinc′ograph, a plate or picture produced by zincography; Zincog′rapher, one who makes zincographic plates.
The processes of zincography and of algraphy (aluminium printing) are essentially the same as lithography.
- the art or process of etching on zinc to form a printing plate
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