Collodion process

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(Photog.) a process in which a film of sensitized collodion is used in preparing the plate for taking a picture.

See also: Collodion

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The secret was the wet collodion process invented in 1851 by Hertfordshire butcher's son Frederick Scott Archer (1813-1857).
Needless to say, having embraced the wet collodion process and with a clearer idea of his plan, the RNLI gave Jack its blessing for his monumental project and he headed off, almost exactly a year ago, to Southwold, in Suffolk, reasoning that in the depths of winter there was more chance of good weather on the east coast.
It is called the wet collodion process and it was invented by an Englishman, Frederick Scott Archer, a butcher's son from Hertfordshire who as a young man was apprenticed to a London silversmith.
Fenton, who used the cumbersome wet collodion process, took 360 images during a three-month stay in the Crimea in the spring and early summer of 1855, before returning to Britain suffering from malaria.