Aristotype

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Aristotype (Photog) Orig., a printing-out process using paper coated with silver chloride in gelatin; now, any such process using silver salts in either collodion or gelatin; also, a print so made.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n aristotype A photograph printed on paper on which silver salts are spread with collodion or gelatin. The name was originally given by Liesegang to the gelatinochlorid or collodiochlorid printing-out process.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. best + -type,

Usage

In literature:

ARISTOTYPES AND HOW TO MAKE THEM.
"Photogravure" by Henry R. Blaney
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