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Early Photographic Processes: The Gelatin Silver Print

In this final video, the George Eastman House discusses the Gelatin Silver Print: the photographic process that heralded the start of the modern photography.

The emulsion involved in this the gelatin silver print process is an emulsion of light-sensitve silver salts such as bromide or chloride combined with gelatin. It is first used on the dry plate process, then eventually coated on paper.

So there you have it folks, the early photographic processes explained and illustrated. We hope that you found this series as fascinating as much as we did, and that it renewed your interests in the history of photography!

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