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Dry plate   /draɪ pleɪt/   Listen
Dry plate

A former photographic method that used a glass plate coated with a light-sensitive gelatinous emulsion.  Synonym: dry plate process.

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... thousand and one little things of daily life—all make beautiful subjects for enlarged photographs. These cannot be made by taking an ordinary photograph and enlarging through a lantern. When a gelatine dry plate is magnified nine diameters, the grains of silver in the negative will be magnified also and produce a ...
— The Boy Mechanic: Volume 1 - 700 Things For Boys To Do • Popular Mechanics

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