Household Cyclopedia - Printing and Engraving from 1881

Household Information - Printing and Engraving

Following are printing and engraving oriented articles from the book published in 1881 called the Household Cyclopedia of General Information.  They offer a fascinating historical perspective of what life was like in the late 19th century (1881) and how people printed and engraved.   These articles should be used for historical research purposes only.


Printing - Includes articles on copying, printing, engraving and etching.

History of copying
Old fashioned printing: ink
Lithography history
History of printing: Printing from stone
Printing history: Nature printing

History of photography
Photographic printing history
History of engraving: Late nineteenth century process
How to engrave on wood
Copper engraving
How to etch glass


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