A pure grade of Gelatin used for photographic emulsions. Photographic gelatin is more refined than food grade gelatin. It is made only from skins.
Synonyms and Related Terms
photogelatin; Lithogel [American Agricultural Chemical]; gélatine photographique (Fr.)
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 351
- Random House, Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language, Grammercy Book, New York, 1997
- Art and Architecture Thesaurus Online, http://www.getty.edu/research/tools/vocabulary/aat/, J. Paul Getty Trust, Los Angeles, 2000