Collotypy

collotype

[kol-uh-tahyp]
noun Also called albertype, artotype, heliotype.
1.
any photomechanical process of printing from a plate coated with gelatin.
2.
the plate used for this.
3.
a print made from such a plate.
verb (used with object), collotyped, collotyping.
4.
to produce (a print) by collotype; albertype; artotype; heliotype.

Origin:
1880–85; < Greek kóll(a) glue + -o- + -type

collotypic [kol-uh-tip-ik] , adjective
collotypy [kol-uh-tahy-pee] , noun
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collotype (ˈkɒləʊˌtaɪp)
 
n
1.  Also called: photogelatine process a method of lithographic printing from a flat surface of hardened gelatine: used mainly for fine-detail reproduction in monochrome or colour
2.  a print made using this process
 
[C19: from Greek kolla glue + type]
 
collotypic
 
adj

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