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dry plate

noun
1.
a glass photographic plate coated with a sensitive emulsion of silver bromide and silver iodide in gelatin.
2.
Metallurgy. tin plate having patches of dull finish.
Origin of dry plate
1855-1860
1855-60
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  • Formats included are: gelatin dry plate negatives and photographic prints.
  • Formats included are: photographic prints, gelatin dry plate negatives, negatives.

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