Term - Albumen paper
|Albumen paper||SWPP and BPPA Photographic Glossary|
Wednesday 22nd May 2013
A printing paper invented by Blanquart Evrard in the mid 19th century where egg whites were used to coat the paper base prior to sensitization. The albumen added to the brightness of the white base and substantially improved printed highlights.
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