Dry Plate Photography

Dry Plate Photography

Dr Richard Maddox discovered a method of using gelatin instead of glass as the plate material for the light-sensitive solution.

This discovery led to the invention of dry plate photography, a less cumbersome process that did not require the photographer to use a darkroom tent for immediate plate development as had been required by wet plate processes.

Learn more about Dry Plate Photography

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