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Pre-photographic

Photomechanical

Photographic

Carbon
Silver Gelatin DOP
Chromogenic
Dye Imbibition
Instant
Silver Dye Bleach
Albumen
Salted Paper
Gelatin POP
Collodion POP
Matte Collodion
Cyanotype
Platinum
Tintype
Chromogenic Slide Film
Carbro
Ambrotype
Screen Plate
Gelatin Dry Plate
Direct Carbon (Fresson)
Gum Dichromate

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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.