Eastman American film

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Description

A photographic film developed by George Eastman as an alternative to glass plates. American film was made with a gelatino-bromide emulsion on a gelatin support. It was introduced in 1884 and used in the Kodak No. 1 cameras. By 1889, gelatin film was replaced by roll film made with a cellulose nitrate substrate.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Eastman gelatin film

Additional Information

° Luis Nadeau, Encyclopedia of Printing, Photographic, and Photomechanical Processes, Atelier, New Brunswick, 1997