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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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.