autochrome

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Etymology[edit]

auto- +‎ -chrome

Noun[edit]

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autochrome (plural autochromes)

  1. An early photograph produced by means of a glass plate coated on one side with a random mosaic of microscopic dyed grains of potato starch under silver halide emulsion.
    • 2007 May 21, Randy Kennedy, “A Splash of Photo History Comes to Light”, in New York Times[1]:
      This century-old Edward Steichen autochrome, probably of Charlotte Spaulding, has been discovered after decades in storage.