Definition of heliotype in English:

heliotype

Line breaks: helio|type
Pronunciation: /ˈhiːlɪətʌɪp
 
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noun

historical
  • A picture obtained from a sensitized gelatin film exposed to light.
    More example sentences
    • Books illustrated with heliotypes occur in larger editions.
    • Wheeler's volumes were illustrated by heliotypes.
    • A group of etchings and heliotypes reveal technologies the artist used to make his art more accessible to the collecting public.

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