linecut


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linecut

(ˈlaɪnˌkʌt)
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(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) an engraving or print obtained from a line drawing
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Noun1.linecut - a print obtained from a line drawinglinecut - a print obtained from a line drawing
engraving - a print made from an engraving
2.linecut - engraving consisting of a block that has been etched or engraved
engraving - a block or plate or other hard surface that has been engraved
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Muir (1902), who wrote on Pacific coast glaciers in the Harriman Alaska expedition report, included on page 124, a small CBH linecut signed and dated 1900, and labeled "Mountains on Lynn Canal opposite Davidson Glacier."
One of the busiest and most used routes in the whole Tube system, this immenseUnderground linecuts London in half from East to West and ferries hundreds of millions of passengers every year.
Having worked in letterpress, and knowing the process of dismantling standing pages--distribute hand type and spacing material, melt down Linotype slugs, pull out linecuts and furniture--I came up with the idea that once the letterpress portfolios were printed, perhaps we could pluck out Linotype slugs from our standing forms and include one with a book if someone liked that idea.
Housed at the Mid-Manhattan Library, the Picture Collection is a huge circulating and reference archive consisting of over 5 million images--illustrations clipped from books, magazines, newspapers, and catalogs, as well as postcards, linecuts, prints, and photographs--organized under nearly 12,000 subject headings.