copperplate engraving

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an engraving consisting of a smooth plate of copper that has been etched or engraved


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Though the corpus of geographical knowledge got larger, and the technology of copperplate engraving improved with time, few of the maps of later ages match the finesse of the "MMI".
Then, through the practice of incising and dedicating copperplate engravings, she set about establishing a reputation for her new household (consisting at that time of her husband and herself) in her adoptive city.
This was also the century that saw the rise of the professional engraver, aided by the development of copperplate engraving, which is the technique used for these two prints.
In the Robinson Library's Special Collections, you can read about the siege of Newcastle during the English Civil War, see one of the most important and influential books in the history of medicine or look at copperplate engravings that helped to make the microscopic world visible for the first time.
The Basel Totentanz became especially well known due to copperplate engravings of it by Matthaus Merian in the first half of the 17th century.
The exhibition features four oil paintings and 26 copperplate engravings that depict the rich colour and texture of native Mexican crops such as tomatoes, chillies and cocoa found in its markets.