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Autotype  n.  
A facsimile.
A photographic picture produced in sensitized pigmented gelatin by exposure to light under a negative; and subsequent washing out of the soluble parts; a kind of picture in ink from a gelatin plate.

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"Autotype" Quotes from Famous Books

... sun by making its appearance in photography. By a method which combines the fidelity of that art with the permanence of prints, there is produced a species of photographic engraving, so to speak, having lamp black or carbon for its colouring matter. Indeed, in this 'Autotype' process, as it is called, any other durable pigment or pigments may be used, and a photographic picture thus obtained. In copying the works of artists, especially, the mode promises to be of value, inasmuch as by its ...
— Field's Chromatography - or Treatise on Colours and Pigments as Used by Artists • George Field

Words linked to "Autotype" :   copy, facsimile, autotypy, autotypic, photography

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