Definition of Stevengraph in English:

Share this entry

Stevengraph

Pronunciation: /ˈstēvənˌɡraf/

noun

A type of small picture made from brightly colored woven silk, produced during the late 19th century.
Example sentences
  • This picture is very crowded with figures and is larger than the normal Stevengraph.
  • Information on the back of the mount can help the collector determine the date of a Stevengraph.
  • The Stevengraphs were big sellers at the 1893 World's Columbian Exhibition in Chicago.

Origin

Named after Thomas Stevens (1828–88), English weaver, whose firm made them.

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.