carbon pro cess

carbon process

noun
a method of making photographic prints by the use of a pigment, as carbon, contained in sensitized gelatin.

Origin:
1875–80

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carbon process or carbon printing
 
n
a photographic process for producing positive prints by exposing sensitized carbon tissue to light passing through a negative. Washing removes the unexposed gelatine leaving the pigmented image in the exposed insoluble gelatine
 
carbon printing or carbon printing
 
n

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