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    Re: New Forum--populate it!

    Paul

    A wonderful concise and complete summary

    Thank you
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    Re: New Forum--populate it!

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    Paul

    A wonderful concise and complete summary

    Thank you
    I thought it would be a good idea to at least define what "wet plate" photography actually is! Glad you found it useful. Thanks.

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    Re: New Forum--populate it!

    Different names arose for different variants of the wet plate process: Tintypes are positive images on sheet metal, Ambrotypes are positives on glass. Negatives on glass are simply collodion negatives. A "Ferrotype" is the same thing as a tintype, but specifically refers to a tintype made on thin steel, blackened with Japan black varnish
    Fantastic answer. That really clears things up for me. This has the makings of a great sub forum.

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