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wet-plate process


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Frederick Scott Archer (1813—1857) inventor of the collodion process in photography

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In 1851, F. Scott Archer described a collodion binder to hold silver iodide on a glass support plate (potassium bromide was later added to improve photosensitivity). Archer's ‘wet‐plate’ process was ...

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