RE: Silver chloride contact printing papers - not AZO

From: Loris Medici ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 01/27/04-05:49:49 AM Z
Message-id: <006101c3e4cb$af9d9520$ce02500a@altinyildiz.boyner>

First of all I would like to thank all who responded for their
comprehensive answers.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Richard Knoppow []
> Sent: Tuesday, January 27, 2004 1:30 PM
> To:
> Subject: Re: Silver chloride contact printing papers - not AZO
> ...snip...
> So, here I am with two 8x10 contact printing boxes (Agfa
> and Morse), talk about your antiques. What facinates me is
> that so many photographers now don't know what these are.
> When I strarted out in photography (and you too probably)
> contact printing was the only alternative if you were not
> rich enough to afford an enlarger.

An interesting coincidence; last Saturday, I saw a very old wooden
contact printer in a photographic supplies store, dating back to 1911
(according to the store owner). It was the first time I saw such an
instrument - very interesting thing - but thanks to some experience with
alternative processes and my contact printing frame I quickly figured
out what it was. I would like to have it to show it to friends - and
maybe mount UV bulbs to the section below and use it for alt. prints -
but don't know why, I didn't ask the price.

Received on Tue Jan 27 05:45:52 2004

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