dry plate

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Noun1.dry plate - a former photographic method that used a glass plate coated with a light-sensitive gelatinous emulsion
photography - the process of producing images of objects on photosensitive surfaces
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From 1880 to 1889, Eastman worked on his Eastman Dry Plate Co.
1885 The Eastman Dry Plate and Film Co, forerunner of Eastman Kodak, manufactures the first commercial motion picture film.
His training in photography started at the age of 15 and continued when he moved to Boston to train in portrait photography and the dry plate process.
Breakup of the isothermal, distilled water falling film on a vertical plate in three regimes (wetting of the dry plate, rewetting and break-up of the continuous falling film) is examined in [6] and [7].
After this performance people began to notice the Stanley Steamer; letters from potential customers poured into Stanley Dry Plate Co., which was completely devoid of automobile manufacturing facilities.
Taken by an unidentified photographer, the print has its caption written into the dry plate negative.
Waite, treasurer of American Dry Plate Co., the classical revival-style mansion was once on Preservation Worcester's most endangered structures list.
Working for $15 a week at the Rochester Savings Bank during the day, Eastman spent his nights researching and experimenting with ways to develop a dry plate formula to make photography easier.
The thought of a dry plate of food actually puts me off food.
Swan invented artificial silk for use in his experimental bulbs, plus the first method of carbon printing and dry plate processing in photography.
FOUNDED: 1842--Edward Anthony Dry Plate Photography Co.