variants: or Albertype \ ˈal-​bər(t)-​ˌtīp \
plural albertypes or Albertypes

Definition of albertype

: collotype High-quality, hand-colored, sepia-toned postcards published from the 1920s to the 1940s are known as Albertype cards.— Dorothy W. Patterson & Janet M. DeVries, Delray Beach, 2008

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First Known Use of albertype

1861, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for albertype

partial translation of German albertypie, alberttypie, from Joseph Albert †1886 German photographer, its inventor + German -typie -type

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