n. A tradename for a photomechanical process that is a variant of the collotype. A print made by this process.


The collotype was used to make ink-on-paper prints from photographic negatives. It was commonly used to make postcards.


Jones 1911 The first workable collotype process made known; invented by Josef Albert of Munich. . . . The process is said to give prints with fine half-tones, but it requires considerable care and experience in manipulation, much depending on the printing.