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Re: collotypes



Lois,
Oh boy, a cousin!

Mary McQueen
mcqueenm@dellnet.com
mcqueenm@hotmail.com
----- Original Message -----
From: Michael Morin <ba202@FREENET.BUFFALO.EDU>
To: <BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU>
Sent: Thursday, October 26, 2000 11:05 PM
Subject: Re: collotypes


> At 06:17 PM 10/22/00 -0400, Robert H Tipton wrote:
> >Would someone kindly explain what a collotype is.
> >
> >Thanks.
> >J.T.
>
> A photosensitive gelatin emulsion is coated on to a 1/2 thick piece plate
> glass that has been cleaned and leveled in a warming oven. The perfectly
> plumb plate is coated, then cooled and exposed to film negative to
> ultraviolet light and developed in temperture contoled water bath.  The
> plates  hardened and printed with an inked roller in a fashioned similar
to
> a hand printed lithograph.  A book _Studio Collograph_ by Kirby is the
best
> historic/technical manual out there.  Great pictures of process, equipment
> and images.
>
> The process is capeble of reproducing a fine random dot pattern and if
> Triton Press is still in businees, it is still used for fine art
> reproductions.
>
> Best,
>  Michael Morin
>
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