Woodcut

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Woodcut

A block of wood with a letter or image cut into it. Woodcuts were used as an early way to print materials in large quantities. They developed in Asia.
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Nga, Rdzong sar xylographic blocks, Gonpo Tseten, Gangtok 1977.
Caveats aside, this is an absolutely invaluable publication, far, far more than a mere pictorial keepsake of a glorious display of the dawn of xylographic printmaking.
1948 'Some Sino-European Xylographic Works, 1662-1718', JRAS, 3/4 (1947), 199-215.
5 are the same text (both describe a xylographic broadside, with a text on the Seven Virtues, STC 17037; the only known (but imperfect) copy is in the British Library; 'lent' in *272.
There is no doubt that Bu ston and his Zhwa lu redaction had an overwhelming influence on all of the xylographic editions.