brass rubbing


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brass rubbing

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1. (Crafts) the taking of an impression of an engraved brass tablet or plaque by placing a piece of paper over it and rubbing the paper with graphite, heelball, or chalk
2. (Art Terms) an impression made in this way

brass rubbing


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An impression made of a brass engraving by covering it with paper and rubbing the paper with graphite or chalk.
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