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27, 1855, London), developer of a commercial application of the so-called
Fourdrinier machine for making paper and inventor of the composition roller used
in printing. While serving as an apprentice to a paper- maker, John Hall, in
Although the composition, with its five separate pictures, has an Italian character,
Durer's intellect and imagination went beyond direct dependence on Italian art.
From this maturity of style comes the bold, natural, relaxed conception of the ...
Structure and composition. Broadly speaking, the Earth consists of two regions: a
core composed largely of molten, iron-rich metallic alloy; and a solid shell of
silicate minerals comprising both the mantle and crust. In continental regions, the
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