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Aloys Senefelder

Senefelder, Aloys (äˈlōüs zāˈnəfĕlˌdər, äˈlois) [key], 1771–1834, German lithographer, b. Prague. Senefelder invented lithography in Munich c.1796. In 1818 he published a full account of the nature and the history of his invention. The English translation, A Complete Course of Lithography, appeared in 1819.

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