- a method of making photographic prints by the use of a pigment, as carbon, contained in sensitized gelatin.
Origin of carbon process
First recorded in 1875–80
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- a photographic process for producing positive prints by exposing sensitized carbon tissue to light passing through a negative. Washing removes the unexposed gelatine leaving the pigmented image in the exposed insoluble gelatine