ambrotype definition

  • noun:
    • An early sort of photo created by imaging a bad on cup backed by a dark surface.
    • an earlier type of picture which a glass negative appears good when presented on a black background
    • an image taken on a plate of prepared cup, where the lights tend to be represented in gold, in addition to shades are produced by a dark back ground visible through the unsilvered portions associated with the cup.
    • In photography, a picture created by using a dark backing into face of a thin negative on cup.

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