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Contact Printing with Velox paper was much faster, more reliable, and the extra toning procedure was not required.
The tonal range and image quality from this paper is still incredible after all these years. This means his stamp proves a photo is old. While it may be of interest to some individuals to keep these latter items on a shelf for exhibition, it is much more of a challenge to try to make prints from these papers.
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Such photographic web sites are also a good source of anecdotal information, especially for "legendary" papers Table 6. Printing out papers fall into two categories, those coated with metallic salts, and those with coated with an emulsion. The developer is not listed in a Kodak U.
Royal Bromesko paper was introduced in and discontinued in the late s. They were manufactured with postcard backs. A list of Kodak black and white printing papers dated Octoberhowever, does not mention the Low Lustre paper.
This event dramatically marked a sharp turn toward digital photography. This too is not foolproof for many publishers had large stocks of photo papers using them for decades after they stopped being manufactured. When no postmark is available, the type of materials used can often aid in narrowing down the years it may have been produced in.
The concentrated developer was either made up from a powder or was purchased as bottled liquid concentrated developer. Velox in the s.
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White Smooth Glossy - from Kodak Royal Bromesko Developer was obtainable in liquid form, to be diluted one part developer to nine parts water, to make a working solution for use with Royal Bromesko paper.
The developer was originally for use as a general purpose developer for films, glass plates, Bromide and Velox papers, and available in powder or liquid form. The rare photo card that may have been printed on albumen paper comes from a period where these cards would be considered novelties.
The difference in image tone between Royal Bromesko and Bromesko papers was very noticeable, even when processed in the standard Kodak paper developer, D They could also be used for contact printing.
Never be scared to try things that should not work and never give up experimenting. It was an enlarging paper giving a warmer image tone by direct development in Kodak D developer than Bromesko paper processed in the same developer. Because this paper was thin and tended to curl they were usually pasted onto card stock or board, as in cabinet cards.
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Similarly, Knoppow and Reed have provided internet listings of various vintage papers. The thin paper was also easy to cut and paste and pieces of these photos were commonly collaged into scrapbooks and sometimes pasted onto postcards. Photographers often included their stamp as a copyright, essentially and sometimes literally saying "This is my photo and you can't copy it without my permission.