Engraving is the practice of incising a design onto a hard, usually flat surface, by cutting grooves into it. The result may be a decorated object in itself, as when silver, gold, steel, or glass are ...
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Conserving Dürer’s Triumphal Arch
Dürer, born #onthisday in 1471, produced one of the largest prints ever – the Triumphal Arch for the Holy Roman Emperor. Altogether it’s nearly 3 meters tall and consists of 36 sheets of paper.
Albrecht Dürer
Albrecht Dürer (/ˈdʊərər, ˈdjʊər-/; [ˈalbʁɛçt ˈdyːʁɐ]; 21 May 1471 – 6 April 1528) was a German painter, engraver, printmaker, mathematician, and theorist from Nuremberg. His high-quality woodcuts (no...
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Laser engraving
Laser engraving, which is a subset of laser marking, is the practice of using lasers to engrave an object. Laser marking, on the other hand, is a broader category of methods to leave marks on an objec...
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Amoretti Brothers
The Amoretti (San Pancrazio Parmense, 18th to 19th centuries) are a family of type-engravers, printers, mechanicians and crafted blacksmiths of the Duchy of Parma. They were friends and pupils of the ...
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Great Seal of Ontario
The Great Seal of Ontario is a seal used to authenticate documents issued by the government of Ontario that are released in the name of the Queen in Right of Ontario, including the appointment of the ...
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Étienne Ficquet
Étienne Ficquet (13 September 1719 – 11 December 1794) was a French engraver.Ficquet was born in Paris in 1719, and was instructed by G. F. Schmidt and Le Bas. He acquired great reputation by a ...
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Alfred Robert Freebairn
Alfred Robert Freebairn (1794–1846), was an English engraver.Freebairn was apparently the son of Robert Freebairn, the landscape painter, and is probably identical with the younger Freebairn who etche...
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John June
John June (fl. 1740–1770) was an English engraver, best known for his portraits and book illustrations.
June worked regularly for the publisher Robert Sayer. He made engravings from his own drawin...
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Birch's Views of Philadelphia
Birch's Views of Philadelphia was an 1800 book of prints drawn and engraved by William Russell Birch (1755–1844) and his son Thomas Birch (1779–1851). The 27 illustrations of the city are ...
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Seal of Yerevan
The Seal of Yerevan shows a winged Erebuni lion with a bronze shield having a blue circumference. The lion has the tree of life as a crown, holds a power staff, and has a shield encompassing the symbo...
Seal of Yerevan - Wikipedia
MMST (Hebrew Mem, Mem, Shin, Tau) appears exclusively on LMLK seal inscriptions, seen in archaeological findings in Israel, and its meaning has been the subject of continual controversy.
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