A fast photographic printing paper. Bromide paper was introduced in 1871 by Richard L. Maddox and used until about 1920. The paper is formed using a gelatin emulsion containing silver bromide. Bromide paper gives dense black prints. It was usually used for enlargements.
Synonyms and Related Terms
bromide print; bromide printing paper; silver bromide paper; Bromosilberpapier (Deut.)
Sources Checked for Data in Record
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