A single piece of wood. Woodblocks were carved into sculptures and engraved to produce printing plates and movable printing type.
Synonyms and Related Terms
wood block; wood-block; woodcut
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- Luis Nadeau, Encyclopedia of Printing, Photographic, and Photomechanical Processes, Atelier, New Brunswick, 1997
- Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, at http://www.wikipedia.com Comment: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Woodblock (Accessed Nov. 29, 2005)