Collodion-chloride print

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MFA Acc. #: 43.1432.2

Description

A machine-made photographic printing out paper. Collodion-chloride paper was first produced from the 1880s to 1920. It was popularly used for studio portraits. Collodion-chloride paper contained a thin layer of collodion mixed with light-sensitive salts. Once exposed to light, the paper was toned with gold or gold-platinum salts then fixed.

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Synonyms and Related Terms

collodion chloride print

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