What is lubki?

lubki meaning in Information Science terminology / glossary / dictionary is:

Astyle of inexpensive woodblock print, usually consisting of an image (often hand-colored) with minimal text, which served as a form of folk narrative and simple graphic art for the poor in Russia from the second half of the seventeenth century until 1917. Engraving and eventually lithography replaced the earlier woodcut technique. See these examples, courtesy of Johns Hopkins University, or try a keywords search in Google Images. Click here to learn more about lubki, courtesy of the Fine Press Book Association, or try Wikipedia. Singular lubok.


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