RE: Van Dyke and Kallitype
Thanks. I see in the archives that yiu did some
experimentation with longevity of toned VDB's. Did you come to any
On Sep 21 2006, Sandy
I put Argyrotype in the same class with VDB.
Untoned Argyrotypes are
probably more permanent that VDBs. However,
for maximum archival
qualities there is no question but tht
Argyrotypes should be toned
like VDBs and kallitypes.
Visually untoned Argyrotypes look like untoned VDBs to me so they
rate the same here. Also, like VDB there is very little, if any,
Process wise Argyrotype is much more paper
sensitive than VDB and
kallitype. Many papers that work well with VDB
and kallitype don't
work well with Argyrotype, and many that do
work well are quite
>Hi Sandy et al,
you rate the newcomer to the family, Argyrotype?