Early Printing in Korea - 3. Woodblock Printing and Movable Type Printing
|Understanding Korea Series No.2|
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|2) The Development of Printing Materials||3. Woodblock Printing and Movable Type Printing||1) Woodblock Printing|
Korea used various printing techniques, starting from the 8th century United Silla period until the beginning of the 20th century, when they began fading away due to the influx of Western technology. The techniques’ prints are divided into xylography, typography, reprography, and lithography, depending on the methods used. Typography can be further categorized into wooden type, metal type, Gyonihwalja, Dohwalja, and Pohwalja, depending on the materials used.
|Understanding Korea Series No.2 Early Printings in Korea|