for magazine illustration were no longer efficient because steel engravings that could print more impressions were being used by publishers.
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.
Schuckman's reproductions of several of these alongside Droeshout's English prints suggested that all the copperplate engravings
were by the same hand--a hand he assumed was that of Martin Droeshout the younger.
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 book was an impressive folio with an engraved title page and thirty-five copperplate engravings
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.
Kircher's forty or so lavishly published works are an unchallenged triumph of spectacular illustration; copperplate engravings
of great virtuosity and unrivalled interest always intriguing and often skillfully didactic always abound.
They employ the hatching and cross-hatching techniques found in old copperplate engravings
or the wood-block chiaroscuro prints typical of sixteenth-century graphics.
The British Library also has a seventeenth century folio with two copperplate engravings
displaying scenes from The Isle of Pines with German descriptions.