Although the sealing label is missing, the packet contains paper of a Velvet surface, termed in those days as Art, or Semi-Matt. Transfering the Image from Paper to Support Hard surfaces only required cleaning before transfer. On the left, Plus-X sheet film of 4¾ x 6½ inches, dating from 1955. The Bromesko papers prior to 1947 were coded by numbers. Kodak D-163 developer was replaced by the American Eastman Kodak Dektol in 1985, sold in liquid and powder form. All of this in the dark with the entire room present and listening. Both Bromide and Bromesko papers were replaced by other enlarging papers, some with resin-coated bases, by 1982.
The vertical line design lasted until the end of the 1950s. Apparently it was first marketed in the early 1930s, certainly by 1933, but was no longer manufactured after 1947, with no equivalent surface within Kodak's new range of papers introduced in 1947. A formula for D-76 dating from 1937. The original packaging quantity and size have been over-printed. It was known as Royal White before 1941. Baekeland, and started to manufacture Velox paper in the U.
How to make good pictures, a Kodak book published in 1927, suggests 25 to 30 seconds for Medium and Vigorous grades of Velox paper, and 40 to 50 seconds for Soft and Special grades of Velox paper. The left hand box contained Bromesko paper with a Cream paper base colour. Royal Bromesko paper was introduced in 1962 and discontinued in the late 1970s. In 1948-9 paper packing quantities were standardized to 10s, 25s, 50s and 100s rather than by weight or in dozens or half-dozens of sheets and Kodak changed their system so that all surfaces and grades matched for Bromesko, Bromide and Velox papers. Michael now sets up and takes Retro fashion pictures, but prints them digitally. As the tone of the print changed from brown-black to sepia, and finally to red, the visual contrast decreased, so that a negative of fairly high contrast usually gave the best results.
Its first mention is in the British Journal Of Photography Almanac for 1938, within the Kodak Adverts. The instruction sheet, dated 1961, from the tin of Velox developer that the author used, suggested 1 minute development time for Bromide papers at 68°F, and 40 to 90 seconds for Velox paper at the same temperature. Paper types: Art vigorous semi-matt surface; Carbon vigorous smooth matt surface; Glossy vigorous. The Velvet surface lasted until the early 1970s, and was then replaced by White, Semi-Matt. The exposure was made by holding the printing frame up to a bright tungsten light, or daylight, for a few seconds.
By the mid 1950s, the regular Kodak Bromide paper was being sold in the same five contrast grade range in the glossy surface only. It was bright yellow, so much too bright for Kodak Bromide papers. Kodak Fine Grain Positive Film was listed in the Kodak Professional Catalogue for February 1960, and was sold in 5 metre and 17 metre lengths in 35mm format. D, advising that the paper was for hard contrast negatives. The small Grade 4 box at the top of the stack of boxes, left may be extremely rare, as the Kodak catalogue for 1956 shows no Grade 4, only 1,2 and 3 and the 1959 and 1960 professional catalogues show just grades 0,1,2,3 and 5. Kodak discontinued the manufacture of Velox paper in 1968. In the 1950s and 1960s, Kodak Bromide paper was generally made with a white base.
The Music Listening Experience Ever wonder what it like to experience a live music performance in complete pitch darkness? The Kodak Bromide paper 100 sheet box has a sealing label which was in use prior to 1947, although the box dates from 1947 onwards. Pre-1940, the paper was known as Platino Matt Smooth. This bottle of Kodak Special was made up to the Kodak formula D-163 which replaced the earlier D-157 formula in the 1930s. Back label of the sheet film box. Learn what it was like to experience live music without the distraction of your visual conditioning, social etiquette and cells phones.
Unfortunately, the author never having had the experience of uprating film speed by this development technique, cannot vouch for these claims. On the right is a Plus-X Pan sheet film box, 5 x 4 inch, dating from 1964, with a Dev. It had a slightly lower printing speed than Kodak Bromide or Bromesko papers. Kodak changed their coding system relating to paper grades, types of paper surfaces, for Bromide, Bromesko, and Velox papers in 1947. Both items date from the 1940s, pre 1947. White, Semi-Matt was available in Bromide, Bromesko and, at that time, the new Veribrom resin coated black and white papers. Kodak Press Contrast developer, a liquid developer which produced a slightly higher contrast than other developers with a shorter development time.
Other sizes could be supplied to special order. The box illustrated carries the first design of the Plus-X sheet film labels. By 1969, the Ivory tinted paper was no longer sold in the Bromide range of papers, although Kodak continued to make Bromesko Ivory Fine Lustre paper until the mid 1970s. The directions on the bottle label: For Films and Plates: Use one part of solution and three parts of water. Bromide Royal Before 1940 the range of Bromide Royal paper consisted of a range of four variants: Bromide Royal White, Bromide Royal White Fine Grain Bromide Royal Tinted Bromide Royal Tinted Fine Grain. The Film Paideia mission is to bring together film experts and enthusiasts to exchange ideas and share their.