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calotype

(ˈkæləʊˌtaɪp)
n
1. (Photography) an early photographic process invented by W. H. Fox Talbot, in which the image was produced on paper treated with silver iodide and developed by sodium thiosulphite
2. (Photography) a photograph made by this process
[C19: from Greek kalos beautiful + -type]
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The negative-positive calotype process was an early type of what?
With the arrival of the calotype process (patent from 1841) the development of black and white (B&W) negative-positive system began and, as a portrait technique, is still present, especially in the area of art gallery photography.
The slow calotype process (see note) (8) meant that photographs of people in action were not possible.