Chrysotype Chrys"o*type, n. [Gr. chryso`s gold + -type.] 1. A photographic picture taken upon paper prepared by the use of a sensitive salt of iron and developed by the application of chloride of gold. --Abney. [1913 Webster]

2. 2process, invented by Sir J.Herschel. [1913 Webster]

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