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Nuuanu Avenue   Albumen Photo c.1890

Nuuanu Avenue Albumen Photo c.1890

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Nuuanu Avenue   c.1890  Albumen Photo

4 1/2 x 6 1/2 matted 11 x 14

Albumen hand-printing, invented in 1850, was the most popular form of photographic printing from the 1860s to 1890s. It used the albumen found in egg whites to bind the photographic chemicals to the paper, and silver nitrate to produce images by exposure to light.