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The later part of the 18th century witnessed the growth in the fame of the Telegram wedding invitations which
 Where the Style of printing used was the Calligra-  soon  became  the  sensation  of  the  world.    It  is  easy  to  customise  this  custom  wedding  telegram  to  suit  the
 phy the method used  was the letterpress printing   respect-full needs like – change of color of the font, change text, add a photo to the backside etc. The Telegram
 concept.  Letterpress printing is a type of printing   was considered an ideal invite to send special and personal messages because of its respected past. It was one
 done by ink type, or an engraving, and pressing that   of the vintage beauties from the entire wedding scenes.
 form paper which is done  by using a letterpress.
 There would always be a layer of tissue paper in
 with the letter pressed invite as the ink would not
 always dry quickly and may run/smudge. The  invite
 and tissue paper layer would then be placed inside
 a  pristine  envelope  and  after  that,  they  will  be
 placed inside another larger one.

 In the late 1800s the invention of Lithography was
 always being made.  This involved using chemicals
 to make images,  producing a very crisp and have
 faster  results.  The  invitations  were  typically
 delivered  by  hand  or  on  horseback  due  to  the
 unreliability of the postal service during those days,
 so  a  double  envelope  was  used  to  protect  the
 contents.  Lithography is also known as the offset
 printing is said to be an inked impression which is
 made from a plate to a rubber-stamp like surface,
 which is then transferred to the paper.  This process
 facilitated  mass  production  and  as  a  result,  more   IMAGE COURTESY :OHSOBEAUTIFULPAPER
 ‘common’  people  got  the  opportunity  to  print
 wedding invitations.

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