Autochrome plate | Article about autochrome plate by The Free Dictionary
autochrome plate[′ȯd·ō‚krōm ‚plāt]
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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Though the first widely used method of colour photography was the Autochrome plate
, the process inventors and brothers Auguste and Louis Lumiare commercially introduced was in 1907.
When magnified, the image created on the surface of a typical autochrome plate
appears fragmented, even pixelated.