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Re: Unknown areas in Gum printing?, etc.


Just for the record my suggestion (based on my own practice) was to use a gelatin hardened with dichromate (reduced to trivalent chromium) as sieze. This combination is always available for gum printers.

I have no experience with gum/dichromate sieze.


From:  "Christina Z. Anderson" <zphoto@montana.net>
Reply-To:  alt-photo-process-l@usask.ca
To:  "Alt, List" <alt-photo-process-L@usask.ca>
Subject:  Re: Unknown areas in Gum printing?, etc.
Date:  Tue, 01 May 2007 08:37:12 -0600
>Just for the record, Loris, wasn't it Marek or Terry King (not me)
>recommended a hardened layer of di/gum?
>If the highlights are protected, there will be slight tone in them
>with the
>di/gum layer, which adds an overall dullness to the image.
>But what do I know, I'm one of those glutaraldehyde addicts, you

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