a print made from an engraved copperplate
Illustrations produced when the original printing plate was engraved on copper; this method was introduced before the end of the 15th century. They to some extent replaced the woodcut, which regained considerable popularity later on.
An ornate style of handwriting modeled after engravings from copper printing plates
An engraving consisting of a smooth plate of copper that has been etched or engraved.
Copperplate refers to the use of inscribed sheets of copper in printing. The etched sheets of copper are inked and then have paper rolled over them to produce a copy.