Design is from an antique postcard, circa 1900 of ships using the Chicago River Elevators. The view is of three ships on the Chicago River, using the elevators, with an advertising sign from Schlitz beer visible to the left. The postcard was created using the photochrom process, which is a way of producing colorized images from black-and-white photographic negatives via the direct photographic transfer of a negative onto lithographic printing plates, used primarily between 1890 and 1910.
This canvas will always look as tight and flat as the day it was made. It's frame was built with a solid face to support the canvas and prevent deforming. Pre-installed hanging hardware is built into the frame, along with protective felt bumpers. The hanging hardware is placed at the top of the frame.
• 16" wide x 12" high
• Material: Ultra smooth, 100% cotton rag canvas
• Material quality: Finely textured artist-grade cotton substrate
• Surface finish: Matte
• Cotton rag fabric weight: 400 GSM (11.80 oz/y²)
Canvas framing specs:
• Wrapped canvas frame thickness: 1.25"
• Framing quality: Beautifully finished, taut corners that give a clean and crisp look
• Canon 12-color Aqueous ink
• Acid free, archival quality
Picture frame molding specs:
• Material: Recycled plastic
• Frame color: Walnut
• Frame thickness: 1.25"
• Hanging hardware: Attached
• Protective bumpers: Felt
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All-Over Print (AOP) is a printing method that uses dye-sublimation to print a design onto polyester. During the dye sublimation process the dye is absorbed into the fabric. Since, it is not printed on the surface, like most t-shirts, it provides for a fantastic soft-to-the-touch feel and superior breathability.
AOP is a more time consuming method than screen printing or direct-to-garment (DTG) printing, so the prices are higher and the production times are longer, but the results are most definitely worth it.
Advantages of AOP:
The design won't peel off, unlike typical screen printing.
The design is part of the fabric of the item, so it will last as long as the item does.
The intensity of color is often unmatched.
Giclée (pronounced zhee-CLAY or often gee-CLAY) is a printing process that creates a museum quality, archival print. Special acid-free, paper is printed with fade resistant ink using a state-of-the-art, large format inkjet printer.
Gallery wrap is a style of displaying a canvas that doesn't show any visible staples or nails holding the fabric to the wooden stretcher bars. This style of canvas is intended to be hung unframed.
Mirrored edges (mirror wrap) is used to show the whole image on the main surface, rather than printing the edges of the image on the sides (image wrap) of the canvas frame. It is usually used when there is necessary detail on the edges of the image. Image wrap is used when the focal point of the image is in the center.