lineˈ-engravˈer noun
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  • line engraver — noun : one engaged in line engraving : a maker of line engravings * * * line engraver, a person who makes line engravings …   Useful english dictionary

  • line engraving — line engraver. 1. a technique of engraving in which all effects are produced by variations in the width and density of lines incised with a burin. 2. a metal plate so engraved. 3. a print or picture made from it. [1800 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • Line engraving — This article currently covers the history of line engraving until ca. 1910. Please extend it as needed, and remove this notice afterwards. Line engraving is a term for engraved images printed on paper to be used as prints or illustrations. The… …   Wikipedia

  • engraver — Synonyms and related words: accountant, amanuensis, archivist, bookkeeper, burinist, carver, cerographer, chalcographer, clerk, documentalist, etcher, filing clerk, gem engraver, graphic artist, graver, inscriber, lapidary, librarian, line… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • William Sharp (engraver) — William Sharp (January 29, 1749 July 25, 1824), was an English line engraver born in London.He was originally apprenticed to what is called a bright engraver, and practised as a writing engraver, but gradually became inspired by the higher… …   Wikipedia

  • William Miller (engraver) — Infobox Person name = William Miller caption = William Miller, photograph, circa 1862 birth date = birth date|1796|05|28 birth place = Edinburgh, Scotland death date = January 20, 1882 death place = death cause = (burial location:… …   Wikipedia

  • Charles Warren (engraver) — Charles Warren (4 June 1762 – 21 April 1823) was an English line engraver. Life and work Hot air balloons (1818 engraving by Warren s son, A W Warren) Warren was born in London, and of his early career the only facts recorded are that he married… …   Wikipedia

  • Igor Engraver — is a music notation program, published by the Swedish company NoteHeads, and was produced for the Macintosh and Windows operating systems. It was originally created by Swedish composer Peter Bengtson, who stated on the Igor Talk mailing list that …   Wikipedia

  • MILLER, WILLIAM —    line engraver, lived at Millerfield, Edinburgh; famed for his engravings of Turner; was a member of the Society of Friends, and stood high in his art as an engraver (1797 1882) …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Blake, William — born Nov. 28, 1757, London, Eng. died Aug. 12, 1827, London English poet, painter, engraver, and visionary. Though he did not attend school, he was trained as an engraver at the Royal Academy and opened a print shop in London in 1784. He… …   Universalium

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