printing frame

noun Photography.
a shallow, boxlike device with a glass plate on one side and an opaque, removable back, for holding a negative firmly against printing paper in contact printing.

1870–75 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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She would make prints by using a contact printing frame, which would tightly align photographic paper next to a negative.
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