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Woodblock print by Annie Bissett depicting a secret code words of the NSA called accordian
Japanese woodblock (mokuhanga)
6" x 6" (15.24 x 15.24 cm)

A is for accordian.

Hieroglyphics are a cryptographer's dream, as they stopped being used in Egypt by around 400 AD and it took 1400 years before any other peoples were able to translate them. Accordian is “a Type 1 Cryptographic algorithm used by the NSA in a number of crypto products.”

Five applications of color, with blind emboss
Kochi Kozo paper
edition: 20