The dry plate being flooded with alcohol and water, and washed so as to well wet the film, this solution is floated over it.
Quarter of a century later, with the introduction of the dry plate and the gelatine film, a new start was made.
Our photographic outfit was extremely bulky and heavy, for the dry plate had not been invented.
An occasional lone poplar tree developed in the mist as an object on a dry plate develops.
Because of the sun and the dry plate, illustrators had to find inks and methods which would aid the engraver as much as possible.
Now, however, by the introduction of the new process of dry plate work, all that was disagreeable has been done away with.
Any ordinary dark room may with little expense be fitted for dry plate work.