Photozincography
Photozincography Pho`to*zin*cog"ra*phy, n. [Photo- + zincography.] A process, analogous to photolithography, for reproducing photographed impressions transferred to zinc plate. [1913 Webster]

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  • Photozincography — Photozincography, known commercially as Zinco is the photographic process developed by Sir Henry James (Ordnance Survey) FRS (1803 1877) in the mid nineteenth century.This method enabled the accurate reproduction of images, manuscript text and… …   Wikipedia

  • photozincography — /foh toh zing kog reuh fee/, n. Obs. a type of photoengraving using a sensitized zinc plate. [1855 60; PHOTO + ZINCOGRAPHY] * * * …   Universalium

  • photozincography — noun A form of photolithography using a zinc plate …   Wiktionary

  • photozincography — pho·to·zincography …   English syllables

  • photozincography — |fōd.(ˌ)ō+ noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary phot + zincography : zincography using photographically prepared plates …   Useful english dictionary

  • Photozincography of the Domesday Book — In the 1860s the first facsimile of the Domesday Book was created by the process of photozincography (later termed Zinco), and was executed under the directorship of Henry James at the Southampton offices of the Ordnance Survey.Initial… …   Wikipedia

  • Henry James (Ordnance Survey) — Major General Sir Henry James FRS MRIA RE (1803 ndash; 1877) was the director general of the Ordnance Survey, the British Government mapping agency, from 1854 to 1875. Sir Henry was described by the agency itself as perhaps Ordnance Survey s most …   Wikipedia

  • Henry James (British Army officer) — Major General Sir Henry James FRS MRIA RE (1803 – 1877) was the director general of the Ordnance Survey, the British Government mapping agency, from 1854 to 1875. Sir Henry was described by the agency itself as perhaps Ordnance Survey s most… …   Wikipedia

  • photozincograph — I. “+ noun Etymology: phot + zincograph : a print made by photozincography II. transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) : to produce by photozincography * * * photozincograph /fōˈtō zingˈkə gräf/ noun A picture produced by photozincography • • • Main Entr …   Useful english dictionary

  • Zincography — was a planographic printing process that used zinc plates. Alois Senefelder first mentioned zinc s lithographic use as a substitute for Bavarian limestone in his 1801 English patent specifications [K. Pearson, Lithographic Maps in Nineteenth… …   Wikipedia

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