woodburytype

noun wood·bury·type \ˈwu̇dˌberēˌtīp, -bər-\

Definition of woodburytype

  1. :  a process in which a gelatin relief produced by photographic methods and hardened is powerfully pressed on a plate of soft metal to produce an intaglio impression that upon inking may be used to print pictures directly; also :  a print thus made

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Origin and Etymology of woodburytype

Walter Bentley Woodbury †1885 English photographer and inventor + English type


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