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Resources for Art majors and students taking Art courses.
Sections are devoted to primary source literature, the science and technology of albumen prints and implications for preservation. A gallery of albumen prints, a video demonstrating the albumen photographic process, and a discussion forum are included as well.
Part of a larger site of Victorian photograph exhibit catalogs, this page provides overviews of more than 50 terms related to photographic processing. Includes suggestions for additional reading and links to examples from exhibits.
Let Graphics Atlas guide you through individual prints in a virtual online study collection that contains processes ranging from woodcut to modern digital print. Learn more about the processes and what to look for in an image.
The Society under Graphic Arts holds a diverse collection of American photography ranging in date from the 1830s to the 1920s. The collection is primarily organized by process such as daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, and cartes-de-visites, stereographs, tintypes, and ambrotypes.
This site has extensive information on the role of the photgravure in the history of photography. It includes information about key photographers, a detailed description of the photogravure process, a search-able database of early and contemporary photogravures, information about collecting photogravures, and a glossary of terms.