The hectograph or jellygraph was a predecessor to the ditto machine. It used Perkins mauve as a transfer ink

The hectograph is a printing process that involves transfer of an original, prepared with special inks. Although the hectograph process is obsolete for printing on paper, it is still used to make temporary tattoos on skin (Alisov, M.

Edvard Munch, Self-portrait on Sofa, 1925. Hectograph on cardboard, 500 x 382 mm. Private collection© The Munch Museum/The Munch-Ellingsen Group/2013, ProLitteris, Zurich.

Edvard Munch, Self-portrait on Sofa, Hectograph on cardboard, 500 x 382 mm. Private collection© The Munch Museum/The Munch-Ellingsen ProLitteris, Zurich.

How to make a hectograph

What the Hectograph? – News & Announcements

Who remembers the hectograph?

Who remembers the hectograph?

We tested making hectograph prints with gelatin.

We tested making hectograph prints with gelatin.

Making Copies with the Hectograph

A hectograph is very simply and easily made and by means of it many copies of writing can be obtained from a single original.

I remember Mrs Hall in Year 1 using a hectograph to make copies of worksheets! They came out purple print. Some times she would let us peel them off.

I remember Mrs Hall in Year 1 using a hectograph to make copies of worksheets! They came out purple print. Some times she would let us peel them off.

Hectograph printing

A modern gel block used to create a hectographic print using indelible pencils and plain paper.

hectógrafo: Nombre masculino. Aparato que servía para sacar múltiples copias de un escrito o dibujo. www.unapalabraldia.com.es

hectógrafo: Nombre masculino. Aparato que servía para sacar múltiples copias de un escrito o dibujo. www.unapalabraldia.com.es

http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=894&dat=19960725&id=XxsOAAAAIBAJ&sjid=jH0DAAAAIBAJ&pg=3385,3459560 Hectograph - Peace Corps instructions *one box of gelatin, *one pint of glycerin, *cheesecloth Heat the gelatin and the glycerin for seven minutes and skim any scum off the surface, stirring occasionally. Pour this mixture into the flat plan, straining it through the cheesecloth to eliminate any dirt particles. Allow to sit for 24 hrs.

http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=894&dat=19960725&id=XxsOAAAAIBAJ&sjid=jH0DAAAAIBAJ&pg=3385,3459560 Hectograph - Peace Corps instructions *one box of gelatin, *one pint of glycerin, *cheesecloth Heat the gelatin and the glycerin for seven minutes and skim any scum off the surface, stirring occasionally. Pour this mixture into the flat plan, straining it through the cheesecloth to eliminate any dirt particles. Allow to sit for 24 hrs.

An illustration showing the mechanics of a hectograph, which involved gelatin.

How Xerox Invented the Copier and Artists Pushed It To Its Limits

An illustration showing the mechanics of a hectograph, which involved gelatin.

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first impressions | how printing spread through europe #printing #europeprinting #print #typeface #printinghistory #guetenburg #design #art #typography #bookprinting #books #bookprinting

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What the Hectograph? – News & Announcements

Original-Werbung/ Anzeige 1894 - HECTOGRAPH / VEGETAB. MASSE /MOTIV ZWERG - DHONAU - DRESDEN - ca. 45 x 25 mm

Original-Werbung/ Anzeige 1894 - HECTOGRAPH / VEGETAB. MASSE /MOTIV ZWERG - DHONAU - DRESDEN - ca. 45 x 25 mm

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