Definition of albumen print
: a photographic print made by using albumen from egg whites to bind the photosensitive chemicals to the paper Albumen Prints (popular from 1860 to 1890): Made from a silver-nitrate, glass-plate or film negative, these images were exposed on paper coated with an egg-white-base silver-halide emulsion. — Peter Kolonia, Popular Photography, March 1997
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