Calotype?

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A calotype is a photographic technique invented by William Henry Fox Talbot in 1841. It involves making negatives using paper coated with silver iodide. Unlike previous methods of taking pictures, the calotype, also known as talbotype, permitted much shorter exposure time (1 minute down from an hour).
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cal·o·type
[kal-uh-tahyp]
NOUN
1.
an early negative-positive photographic process, patented by William Henry Talbot in 1841, in which a paper negative is produced and then used to make a positive contact print in sunlight.
2.
a print made by this process.
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