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ambrotypes

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Photographs produced by mounting a negative (made by a variant of the wet collodion process) that is on glass with a dark backing, which makes the image appear as a positive. Came into wide use in the United States in the early 1850s.

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ambrotype

collodion glass positives

collodion-glass positives

glass-collodion positives

glass positives, collodion

positives, collodion glass

positives, glass-collodion

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