Definition of chromolithography in English:


Pronunciation /ˌkrōmōliˈTHäɡrəfē/ /ˌkroʊmoʊlɪˈθɑɡrəfi/



See chromolithograph

‘Colour printing had enormous commercial potential through the development of chromolithography, and a large part of the history of lithography is in its commercial application, often bright and garish, to posters and advertisements.’
  • ‘At the same time, chromolithography allowed mechanical printing to replace much hand painting on tin plated toys.’
  • ‘But as awkward as it might seem, chromolithography was a huge leap forward for natural history books.’
  • ‘There is something inherently exquisite about Victorian chromolithography that is so compelling.’
  • ‘By the 1890's, chromolithography was being replaced by a new photographic reproduction methods.’