Product Range for Lithography
The result of Senefelder’s research comprised formidable possibilities for both the artistic and economical world of the 19th century.
Allowing for multiple prints from one stone template, the best material for lithography is Plattenkalk limestone from the Bavarian Altmühltal, as it can absorb both lipophilic and hydrophilic liquids.
With the help of lithography, all kinds of playing cards, letter heads, caricatures and advertisements were printed.
In music printing, it superseded the usual method of etching.