- any of various processes, based on photography, by which an intaglio engraving is formed on a metal plate, from which ink reproductions are made.
- the plate.
- a print made from it.
Origin of photogravure
Related Words for photogravureillustration, inscription, etching, lithograph, woodcut, engraving, reproduction, impression, scratch, cutting, print, chasing, intaglio, mezzotint, rotogravure, photogravure, blocking, photoengraving, imprint, transferring
Examples from the Web for photogravure
Historical Examples of photogravure
Handsomely illustrated with a series of portraits in etching and photogravure.Margaret Montfort
Laura E. Richards
A photogravure forms the frontispiece to the present volume.A Life of William Shakespeare
With a Frontispiece in Photogravure and many interesting Portraits.Carriages & Coaches
With numerous Portraits, including two in Photogravure and one in Colour.
With a Photogravure Frontispiece and 16 other Illustrations.
- any of various methods in which an intaglio plate for printing is produced by the use of photography
- matter printed from such a plate