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Photogenic drawing

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Use for Talbot's process in which paper negatives were produced by printing out a silver image. Distinguished from "calotype," in which the image is developed. In the mid-19th century, sometimes used as a synonym of photography.

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Broader Terms used

salted paper processes

Term used for

drawing, photogenic

Equivalent Terms used

photogenic drawings


12yrs ago

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