Definition of Albertype in English:

Albertype

(also Albert type, Alberttype, Albertotype)

noun

historical
  • An early form of the collotype process used especially for reproducing photographs; usually attributive.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Putnam's Monthly Magazine of American Literature, Science and Art. From the name of Josef (also written Joseph) Albert, Bavarian photographer, who invented the process in 1868 + type, after German Albertotypie, the name of the process and Albertotyp, the picture produced by it (both 1868).

Pronunciation

Albertype

/ˈalbəˌtʌɪp/