- facsimile(defs 1, 2).
- a process for producing permanent prints in a carbon pigment.
- a print made by this process.
Origin of autotype
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Some are in brown, some in blue, reproduced by the Autotype Company.The Life of James McNeill Whistler
Elizabeth Robins Pennell
The Autotype Company, of London, manufacture a special "transparency" tissue.
A certain amount of control can be kept over an autotype picture.
Autogravure, aw-to-grav′ūr, n. a process of photo-engraving akin to autotype.
You may contemplate the entire gallery and succession in numismatic books, with autotype reproductions of these caricatures.The Confessions of a Collector
William Carew Hazlitt
- a photographic process for producing prints in black and white, using a carbon pigment
- an exact copy of a manuscript, etc; facsimile
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