Albumen Printing Demonstration: What to Do with Leftover Egg Whites?

On Sunday January 12, 2014 at 1:30 pm at George Eastman House


Process Historian Mark Osterman and Historic Process Specialist Nick Brandreth will demonstrate how egg whites were used from 1850 to 1890 to produce the most famous images of the era. This demonstration will include coating the paper, making the print, and gold toning, using original formulas and methods of the period.

Joe Struble, Head Archivist of the Department of Photography, will display vintage albumen prints from the George Eastman House collection.

Members only. Free.

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