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  • n. Plural form of ferrotype.


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  • Here, well-mounted displays and installations explain the development of photography in Mexico by showing examples of obsolete processes such as the camera obscura, daguerreotypes, ambro and ferrotypes - largely forgotten procedures wherein images were made on varying surfaces such as silver or glass plate, sensitized with iodine and developed by exposure to mercury vapor.

    Out of the past, speaking volumes

  • If you wish to derive any pleasure from photography, you would better drop the old-fashioned paper process, and turn your attention to ferrotypes, or negatives on glass, as with them good results are more easily obtained than with paper.

    Harper's Young People, December 2, 1879 An Illustrated Weekly

  • The great double parlors of her new mansion were thrown into one and the simple furniture covered with gray rep was pushed against soft gray walls hung with several old portraits in oil, ferrotypes and silhouettes.

    Sleeping Fires: a Novel

  • Devoted to the history and presentation of original Civil War photography and methods including ambrotypes, ferrotypes, and stereographs.

    The Spark of Yahoo!


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