heliotypy definition

  • noun:
    • an approach of transferring photographs from photographic negatives to hardened gelatin plates where impressions are manufactured in writing as by lithography.
    • a way of transferring photographs from photographic negatives to hardened gelatin dishes from where impressions are produced in some recoverable format as by lithography.
    • A photographic procedure by which from an ordinary damaging is created a positive of these character that from this a primary impression in ink can be had in the form of a printing-press.
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