Woodblock printing

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Woodblock printing

The book of science

Tom Sharp

Chinese, Han dynasty manufacturing

Woodblock printing

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Woodblock printing spread from China to Japan in the 8th century. The “pictures of the floating world” by Hokusai and Hiroshige had a big influence on French painters, particularly van Gogh.

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