Definition of Melanotype. Meaning of Melanotype. Synonyms of Melanotype

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Definition of Melanotype

Melanotype Me*lan"o*type, n. [Gr. me`las, -anos, black + -type.] (Photog.) A positive picture produced with sensitized collodion on a smooth surface of black varnish, coating a thin plate of iron; also, the process of making such a picture. [Written also melainotype.]

Meaning of Melanotype from wikipedia

- A tintype, also known as a melanotype or ferrotype, is a photograph made by creating a direct positive on a thin sheet of metal, colloquially called 'tin'...