After the type had been inked, a sheet of paper was laid on it.
It is also, of course, used for drawings which are afterwards "inked in."
The blocks are inked with rollers as in letter-press printing.
Then the stencil had to be taken from the roller that the latter might be inked again.
Then it must be washed with a wet sponge, after which it is inked.
There are two ...