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Ancient Times Print Masters

There was a time when color photographs were something still in development. In those times only lithography were the way to get colored massive printing. Some of the finest color reproduction were made in Europe and from Swiss printers we get this amazing color lithographs.

The lithography process is pretty simple:

A printing process in which the image to be printed is rendered on a flat surface, as on sheet zinc or aluminum, and treated to retain ink while the nonimage areas are treated to repel ink.

At the time plates made of stone were the basement to produce such reproductions.

For your visual pleasure we compile this amazing photos from a time were print was art and master printers were like medieval master….