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Matte Collodion
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This print exhibits neutral image tones that could be attained with the matte collodion process. It was achieved by toning the print with both gold and platinum. Double toning with these noble metals was common practice for matte collodion prints and could produce a wide variety of tones, ranging from neutral purples to warm olive-blacks or browns. The final color of a matte collodion print is dependent on toner formula and length of time in the toning bath. Prints that display browner tones indicate more platinum was used in the bath, while purple tones indicate the use of more gold. The process ultimately tried to mimic the qualities of the more expensive platinum print process.