Some cool engraving metal images:
Engraved printing plate
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Engraved metal printing plate showing street scene.
Accession Number: hh.4748.23.88
Plates are the illustrations separately printed and inserted into a book once it is bound. The copper plate is the master surface from which printing is done.
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