autochrome plate

autochrome plate

[′ȯd·ō‚krōm ‚plāt]
(graphic arts)
A photographic plate once used for direct color photography on coated glass; the glass must be viewed as a transparency, with the image formed in the film of dyed starch grains coating the glass.
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When magnified, the image created on the surface of a typical autochrome plate appears fragmented, even pixelated.