The Digitalized Protection and Inheritance of the Woodblock Printing Called “Jinling Sutra Printing”

Huaidong Ge, Shuyang Deng

Abstract

Jinling Sutra Publishing House, a protection site for Chinese woodblock printing, is the inheritance organization for Chinese woodblock engraving and ink printing of the Chinese Buddhism classics. This paper, taking “Jinling Sutra Printing” as study object, introduced its carving and printing skills, and proposed that, by means of digital acquisition and storage technology, this intangible cultural heritage could be fully documented and presented through characters, pictures, audio, video and other information.

Keywords

Jinling sutra printing; Woodblock printing; Cultural heritage protection; Digitalization technology

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