To install click the Add extension button. That's it.

The source code for the WIKI 2 extension is being checked by specialists of the Mozilla Foundation, Google, and Apple. You could also do it yourself at any point in time.

4,5
Kelly Slayton
Congratulations on this excellent venture… what a great idea!
Alexander Grigorievskiy
I use WIKI 2 every day and almost forgot how the original Wikipedia looks like.
Live Statistics
English Articles
Improved in 24 Hours
Added in 24 Hours
Languages
Recent
Show all languages
What we do. Every page goes through several hundred of perfecting techniques; in live mode. Quite the same Wikipedia. Just better.
.
Leo
Newton
Brights
Milds

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Several ink balls at the Rembrandt House Museum, Amsterdam
Several ink balls at the Rembrandt House Museum, Amsterdam

An ink ball, inking ball, or dabber was a tool used in printmaking and letterpress printing to apply ink to the plate or type to be printed.

Ink balls had been used since the dawn of the printing press in the 15th century. In printmaking, they were used individually, to make the ink smooth and applying it.[1] In letterpress printing, they were used in pairs: ink was placed on one of the two balls, which were then held together and worked around until a proper thickness, consistency, and uniformity was reached.[2] The inker then "beat" the type to apply the ink, making sure to get neither too much nor too little ink on the form.[2]

An ink ball consists of a piece of specially-treated sheepskin stuffed with wool, with wooden cupped rod as a handle ("stock").[3] After the invention of composition (a mixture of glue, molasses, and tar) in the early 19th century, some ink balls began to be made from that until they faded from use.[3]

By the mid- to late-19th century, they had been largely superseded by the composition roller and the rubber roller or "brayer".[4][5] The replacing of the labor-intensive ink balls, which had to be worked by hand, with mechanized rollers was a key factor to the growth of mechanized printing machines in the 19th century.[6]

YouTube Encyclopedic

  • 1/1
    Views:
    59 919
  • ✪ ICAI Announcement. Use black pen only.

Transcription

References

  1. ^ Marx, George Walter (1881). The Art of Drawing and Engraving on Wood. London: Houlston. p. 17.
  2. ^ a b Blades, William (1891). The Pentateuch of Printing, with a Chapter on Judges. Chicago: A.C. Mclurg and Company. pp. 55-56.
  3. ^ a b American Dictionary of Printing and Bookmaking. New York: Howard Lockwood & Co. 1894. pp. 85.
  4. ^ Stewart, Alexander A. (1912). The Printer's Dictionary of Technical Terms. Boston, Mass.: School of Printing, North End Union. pp. 116.
  5. ^ Southward, John (1875). Dictionary of Typography and its Accessory Arts. London: Joseph M. Powell. pp. 6.
  6. ^ Jacobi, Charles Thomas (1890). Printing: A Practical Treatise on the Art of Typography as Applied More Particularly to the Printing of Books. London: George Bell and Sons. pp. 158-159.
This page was last edited on 10 June 2020, at 09:30
Basis of this page is in Wikipedia. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 Unported License. Non-text media are available under their specified licenses. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. WIKI 2 is an independent company and has no affiliation with Wikimedia Foundation.