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Re: litho stone storage



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I have to stick my 2cents in.  30 years ago my printmaking teacher said that the
reverse images were on the other side; the printer just grabbed the right stone
and made copies as they were ordered...Is that possible?
Jamie Fine

Katie Harper wrote:

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> I have not heard about the image storage... but perhaps the stones are more
> permanent... There are offset presses that work with stones, so that a right
> reading stone prints onto a cylinder blanket, and then onto the paper. That
> may also be a possible answer.
>
> Katie
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> Katie Harper
> Ars Brevis Press
> Cincinnati, OH
> 513-233-9588
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> > From: RLavadour <paper@OREGONTRAIL.NET>
> > Reply-To: "Book_Arts-L: READ THE FAQ at http://www.philobiblon.com"
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> > Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2002 06:16:19 -0800
> > To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU
> > Subject: litho stone storage
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> > This is printing related as opposed to binding, but I was hoping there were
> > a couple of printers out there who would have the answer.
> >
> > Lots of old litho stones contain right reading images on them, which I had
> > always understood to be stored images - kind of a Barney Rubble style of
> > filing system. The ones I've seen contain business forms - letterhead,
> > invoices, things that would need to be printed over and over. The images
> > were inked, transfered to aluminum plates then the thin aluminum plates
> > (with the image now reversed), were processed and run through the litho
> > press on a stone backer.
> >
> > While I was explaining this to someone I realized I wasn't sure I knew what
> > I was talking about. Why use the cumbersome stone to store the image instead
> > of just a thin aluminum plate?
> >
> > Thanks for any info,
> > Roberta
> >
> > Pendleton, Oregon
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> > http://www.missioncreekpress.com
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