Looking at photographs: a guide to technical terms
J. Paul Getty Museum in association with British Museum Press, 1991 - Photography - 88 pages
These reference guides contains rich and informative histories of particular media with concise explanations of technical terms often encountered by museum patrons.
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Looking at Photographs: A Guide to Technical Terms
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albumen print ambrotype American amount of light aperture areas bath bleached blue British bromide print bromoil brushed burning-in calotype Camera Lucida carbro print chemical coated contact printed containing silver Cyanotype daguerreotype dark darkened Developing-out papers dried dry plate emulsion enlargement exposed to light exposure ferrotype film fixed Gelatin silver print glass plate Gum bichromate Gum bichromate print Halftone halides Hand-colored Henry Fox Talbot highlights hologram hypo inches invented iron salts jpgm kallitype Lantern slide layer lens light received light-sensitive silver salts metal mount negative material nineteenth-century Photogenic drawing Photoglyphic photograms photographic image photographic print photographic process Photogravure pigmented pinhole camera Platinum print popular positive potassium bichromate printing-out paper produce reversal Sabattier effect salt print second sheet silver bromide silver chloride silver iodide silver nitrate silver-bromide sodium thiosulfate solution surface term tintype tissue tone transparency usually visible washed wet collodion Wetstamp William Henry Fox Woodburytype