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16 The History of Illustration and its Technologies

16 The History of Illustration and its Technologies   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Book

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Social sciences
Length:
5,930 words
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Illustration(s):
3

1 Introduction 2 The age of woodcut 3 The age of metal 4 Advances in colour 5 The age of ...

Illustrations

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Literature, Children's literature studies
Length:
3,154 words
Illustration(s):
1

Pictorial representations that generally refer to simultaneously presented texts, illustrations are found in both nonfiction and fiction for children, and ...

Illustrators and Illustrations

Illustrators and Illustrations   Reference library

Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, modern history (1700 to 1945)
Length:
5,124 words

Engraved prints and book illustrations were an important medium for the transmission and shaping of ideas during the Enlightenment era. ...

Illustration

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
History, Military History
Length:
1,431 words
Illustration(s):
1

The work of maritime illustrators was the only pictorial access to maritime subjects that the majority of the public would ...

Illustration

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The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Religion
Length:
66,597 words
Illustration(s):
33

Book illustration, paintings with pictures of people and animals (as distinct from non-figural decoration; see Illumination) is one of ...

illustrations

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The Oxford Companion to Chaucer

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005

There is a long tradition of illustrating the works of Chaucer. From the late Middle Ages on there have ...

illustrators and book illustration

illustrators and book illustration   Reference library

Robert Patten

Oxford Reader's Companion to Dickens

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Literature, Literary studies (19th century)
Length:
4,247 words

(See also individual artists and works by name.) Although most of the editions of classic fiction Dickens read as a ...

illustration

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A Dictionary of English Manuscript Terminology 1450–2000

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Literature, History
Length:
100 words

Although any text bearing drawings or designs of any kind may generally be described as illustrated, an illustrated manuscript is ...

illustrations

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The Oxford Companion to Edwardian Fiction

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
The history of book illustration has more to do with the history (and technology) of book production than with the history (or aesthetics) of literature as such. The two key technological ... More

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