Photographers' Formulary Gum Arabic (Liquid) - 1/2 Gallon, 14 Baume

Photographers' Formulary Gum Arabic (Liquid) - 1/2 Gallon, 14 Baume

Photographers' Formulary Gum Arabic (Liquid) - 1/2 Gallon, 14 Baume

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Photographers' Formulary Gum Arabic (Liquid) - 1/2 Gallon, 14 Baume

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  • 1Description
Gum Arabic has been used for centuries as a component of paints. Initially soluble in water, it is oxidized over time by the oxygen in the air to an insoluble form. Gum bichromate photography simply uses dichromate as an oxidizing agent to speed up this "hardening" process. Since the dichromate ion is brightly colored, it is therefore known that it absorbs light. In fact, its oxidizing power is increased by exposure to light.

Gum bichromate prints make use of the light sensitivity of dichromates (previously called bichromates). Light changes the dichromate into a material that hardens gum arabic (and other colloidal materials). Paper - usually a thick watercolor paper - is coated with a mixture of gum arabic, and watercolor pigment.

Gum bichromate printing is a technique that relies on a coating of pigmented gum arabic and potassium or ammonium bichromate, which allows the photographer to manipulate the printed image during development.

UPC: 675152644015
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  • 1Description
Synonyms Gum Dichromate
Appearance A liquified pale yellow to golden orange gum exuded in lumps often the size of a walnut by the Acacia tree found in Egypt and the Middle East.
Uses Gum Bichromate printing
Chemical Formula Not apllicable to mixtures
Notes Gum Arabic was used to slow down the absorption of the ink into the paper, so that the ink dried more on the surface, giving a more intense color, and also it could impart a glossiness to the dried ink.

Gum Arabic was used for a similar purpose in some photographic formulae and was also the basis of the gum bichromate process popular among pictorialist photographers around 1900 and also enjoying a revival in recent years among those interested in handmade photographic papers.

Packaging Info
Package Weight 4.85 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 10.2 x 4.55 x 4.55"

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