Philately and Photography Work Together for Good
By John Finch
Stamps Expert ...
(60) Photogravure:- Photogravure is a combination of Photography and gravure (recess) printing.
In the 1980s the process changed when computers replaced acid, but photography remained and the term "photogravure" is still used.
After a photographic print is made on a special sensitised paper coated with coloured gelatine (carbon tissue) and then pressed on a plate of polished copper.
Before the advent of photography, engraving was used to reproduce other forms of art, for example paintings. Engravings continued to be common in newspapers and many books into the early 20th century, as they were cheaper to use in printing than photographic images.
Glassine - A cellulose paper made from wood and water Often used in the baking/cooking industry, the photography (and other arts) arena for film sleeves and packaging and by collectors in general. It is used for its 'greaseproof' quality'.
The Fipex Issue celebrated the Fifth International Philatelic Exhibition (April 28 to May 6, 1956). Stamp, ~ and auto exhibitions, held simultaneously, opened the newly completed Coliseum at Columbus Circle, New York, facing Columbus Monument ...
37¢ Masters of American ~, Full PANE (6/13/02)
Postcards with wavy, scalloped, dentate or reticulated edges were introduced in the 1950s. This could be another instance of postcard style mimicking ~ style, because some photographs of the same period were also printed on stock with wavy or scalloped edges.
Celebrating the way we live, through the camera lens of every day Australians. This is the second Living Australian stamp issue celebrating how Aussies live every day through the creative medium of ~. The categories for this year are Humour, Lifestyle, Local and Global.
mint collection of various Exhibition labels, Poster stamps & Charity labels, ALL DIFFERENT, displayed on leaves, inc Italy 'Per la Resistenzia e per la Vittoria' se-tenant sheetlets, WWI charity labels, 1897 Dresden & 1904 Dusseldorf Art Exhibitions, 1909 Dresden & 1912 St Petersburg ~ ...
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