collotype printing


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Noun1.collotype printing - a photomechanical printing process that uses a glass plate with a gelatin surface that carries the image to be reproduced; can be used with one or more colors
hectograph, heliotype - duplicator consisting of a gelatin plate from which ink can be taken to make a copy
planographic printing, planography - the process of printing from a surface on which the printing areas are not raised but are ink-receptive (as opposed to ink repellent)
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When the government permitted a short note alongside the address on pictorial postcards in 1897, the General Post Office and the printing industry saw a huge boost in business, which coincided with Valentine's success in collotype printing, a lithographic technique that mechanically reproduced images to print as postcards.
There are some other fine facsimiles regarding Blake's books which were published in the early 1970s by the Trianon Press in Paris using collotype printing which nobody in England at the time could achieve.