half-plate

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Examples from the Web for half-plate

Historical Examples of half-plate

  • Tokaido Series, published by Sanoki, half-plate size; including many charming designs.

    Chats on Japanese Prints

    Arthur Davison Ficke

  • In half-plate, and three-quarter-plate types of watches part of the disc is cut away.

    Time Telling through the Ages

    Harry Chase Brearley

  • In full plate watches it is circular; in three-quarter plate or half-plate watches a part is cut away.

    Time Telling through the Ages

    Harry Chase Brearley

  • He drew from the portfolio a half-plate photograph of the thumb-print which appeared magnified to about four inches in length.

    The Red Thumb Mark

    R. Austin Freeman

  • At the back was a large unframed photograph of the size known as half-plate of the interior of some building.