Origin of etching ground
Examples from the Web for etching ground
To prepare a plate for etching it is first covered with etching-ground, a composition which resists acid.
Etching-Ground, with which to protect the plate against the action of the acid.A Treatise on Etching|Maxime Lalanne
The etching-ground is dissolved in oil of turpentine and laid on the stone with a clean ball.
There are three different ways of applying an etching-ground to a plate.
A few minutes after this first operation is finished, the stone is rinsed with water, dried and coated with etching-ground.