Cyano paper

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A type of Blueprint paper invented by H. Pellet in 1878. Cyano paper produces a positive image of blue lines on a white background. The paper is embedded with ferric salts and gum arabic.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Pellet paper; cyanotype paper; blue print paper; blueprint paper

Resources and Citations

  • The Dictionary of Paper, American Paper Institute, New York, Fourth Edition, 1980
  • E.J.LaBarre, Dictionary and Encyclopedia of Paper and Paper-making, Swets & Zeitlinger, Amsterdam, 1969

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