Transfer paper

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Any type of paper used to transfer an image to another surface. Examples include Decal paper, Carbon paper, transfer lithography paper, and transferotype (a special Bromide paper with soluble gelatin first made by Kodak in 1888 for transfering photographic emulsions).

Synonyms and Related Terms

Ubertragungspapier (Deut.) ; Transferotype; transferrotype

Resources and Citations

  • Ralph Mayer, A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques, Harper and Row Publishers, New York, 1969 (also 1945 printing)
  • The Dictionary of Paper, American Paper Institute, New York, Fourth Edition, 1980
  • Luis Nadeau, Encyclopedia of Printing, Photographic, and Photomechanical Processes, Atelier, New Brunswick, 1997