woodburytype


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woodburytype

(ˈwʊdbərɪˌtaɪp)
n
a process using gelatine film exposed to the negative, which is then pressed into lead and processed, or a print of this type
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woodburytype

1. an early photographic process in which a relief image on gelatin is used to produce an intaglio impression on a lead or other soft metal plate from which prints are then made in a press.
2. the picture produced by this process.
See also: Photography
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There was also the Woodburytype, which was the dominant reproductive method in Europe through the 1880s.
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.