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ambrotype (s), ambrotypes (pl)
1. An early type of photograph made by imaging a negative on glass backed by a dark surface.
2. A picture taken on a place of prepared glass, in which the lights are represented in silver, and the shades are produced by a dark background visible through the unsilvered portions of the glass.
3. Etymology: from Greek ambrotos, "immortal".
This entry is located in the following units: ambros-, ambro-, ambrot- + (page 1) typo-, typ-, -type (page 1)