Term - Ivorytype
|Ivorytype||SWPP and BPPA Photographic Glossary|
Thursday 24th July 2014
An obsolete printing process designed to give the impression of a painting on ivory. A hand coloured print was impregnated with wax and squeegeed face down on hot glass. The paper base was then back by ivory tinted paper.
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