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In copyright law. The art of producing on hard material incised orraised patterns, lines, and the like, from which an impression or print is taken. The termmay apply to a text or script, but is generally restricted to pictorial illustrations or worksconnected with the fine arts, not including the reproduction of pictures by means ofphotography. Wood v. Abbott, 5 Blatchf. 325, Fed. Cas. No. 17,93S; Iliggins v. Ketiffel,140 U. S. 42S, 11 Sup. Ct. 731. 35 L. Ed. 470; In re American Bank Note Co., 27 Misc.Rep. 572, 5S N. Y. Supp. 270.


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