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The Albumen Print: Photographic Processes

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Published on Jun 20, 2012

As the predominant print method in the 1850s-1890s, the albumen print process introduced the rise of the great industrial photographic houses.
Egg whites were a primary step in the albumen process, therefore the earliest albumen-printing operations often had many chickens on site. Albumen photographs were precise, detailed, cheap and widely distributed.

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