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Collective term for the materials, instruments and tools used for engraving and printing.
Instrument made up of a handle placed in a cotton wad and wrapped in silk; it is used to spread varnish on the plate.
Instrument used to hold and handle the plate while smoking it.
Instrument used to blacken the varnish and the plate with smoke; this makes the figure more visible during the engraving process.
Wax-covered wick used to blacken the plate with smoke.
Muslin used to wipe excess ink from the surface of the plate.
Stone used to sharpen tools.
Instrument used to spread varnish on the surface and prevent ink from adhering to it; it ensures that only the figure is inked.