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tints and tones, 2

Tone B, Red (Uranium). (levels 0 .80 255)
Tone B (obverse)
(both cropped from frame)
ex Tinting and Toning of Eastman Positive Motion Picture Film, second edition, revised (Eastman Kodak Company, 1918)
Getty Research Institute copy, scandate 20151020

showing the first of four uranium tones, the others being C, Red Brown; D, Brown; and E, Sepia (uranium and iron), described with formulae at pp 21-23

wonder what effect 110+ years of uranium in the tint/dye might have had on the film and its emulsion.

14 February 2016

deterioration; film; ruination; tints; tone; tones; uranium
Eastman Kodak