Collodion-Chloride Paper

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Date initiated July 2016
Contributors Luisa Casella, Stephanie Watkins

Collodion-Chloride Paper

Historical Facts

Introduced by Gaudin in 1861; (according to Osterman), 1884 Liesegang introduced a ready-made paper, under the commercial name "Aristotype" Historic use period begins "in 1880 when clay coated paper stock was adopted for photography" (Osterman, 2007)

Identification Characteristics

Image material



Commonly lightweight rag paper.


Housing and Storage Considerations




Emergency Recovery


Further Reading

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