Albertype


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Al´ber`type

    (ăl´bẽr`tīp)
n.1.A picture printed from a kind of gelatine plate produced by means of a photographic negative.
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They were printed by the Albertype process, from three different plates of each subject.
These have been made by the gelatine or Albertype process, and are a distinct advance over those by the same exhibitor which we had the pleasure of seeing some time ago." (27) It should be noted here that Bierstadt exhibited two portraits at the Boston exhibition in 1892: "Two attempts at portraiture from life.
He had these extremely well-formed idiosyncratic positions, the kind that happen when a critic is also an artist." Tillim's essay displayed his extensive knowledge about the histories, forms, and uses of various processes, such as photolithography, woodburytype, heliotype, albertype, photogravure, and the photoengraved halftone process, highlighting his complaint that Benjamin generalized "photography" and "reproduction" beyond usefulness, failing to attend to their specific social and formal realities.