albertype

noun al·ber·type \ˈal-bər(t)-ˌtīp\
variants: or

Albertype

\ˈal-bər(t)-ˌtīp\

Definition of albertype

plural

albertypes

or

Albertypes

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of albertype

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


First Known Use: 1861


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