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Ambrotype
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Cyanotype
Direct Carbon (Fresson)
Dye Imbibition
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Gelatin POP
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Matte Collodion
Platinum
Salted Paper
Screen Plate
Silver Dye Bleach
Silver Gelatin DOP
Tintype

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Notes on this view:

Ambrotypes are usually enclosed in protective cases and are assembled in many layers. They are housed in the same style as daguerreotypes, which they are often confused with. Interestingly, the method of casing daguerreotypes was itself influenced by the style of cased painted miniature portraits popular during the 17th and 18th centuries. Like daguerreotypes, ambrotypes are almost exclusively portraits.