photogram

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pho·to·gram

 (fō′tə-grăm′)
n.
1. An image produced without a camera by placing an object on photosensitive paper and exposing it to light.
2. A photograph.

photogram

(ˈfəʊtəˌɡræm)
n
1. (Photography) a picture, usually abstract, produced on a photographic material without the use of a camera, as by placing an object on the material and exposing to light
2. (Photography) obsolete a photograph, often of the more artistic kind rather than a mechanical record
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Of course there have been many distinguished forays into the direction of abstract images, starting with Schadographs and Rayographs in the 1920s and continuing to this day with photograms.
To explain that, we need to relate them somewhat to the Schadographs, which belong to an earlier moment of Schad's life.
The Schadographs are almost paradigms of anti-aestheticism, whatever further interest they may have for the history of photography or, for the matter, of abstraction.