Meaning of platinotype


Pronunciation: (plat'n-ō-tīp"), [key]
— n. Photog.
  1. a process of printing positives in which a platinum salt is used, rather than the usual silver salts, in order to make a more permanent print.
  2. Also calleda print made by this process.
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