alla gelatina a sviluppo virate al platino

English translation: platinum toned gelatin print

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Italian term or phrase:alla gelatina a sviluppo virate al platino
English translation:platinum toned gelatin print
Entered by: cilantro

07:02 Nov 15, 2018
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Photography/Imaging (& Graphic Arts) / early photographic techniques
Italian term or phrase: alla gelatina a sviluppo virate al platino
Questo documento presenta stampe fotografiche ***alla gelatina a sviluppo virate al platino***.

Description of objects in photo archives on display at a show.
Hoping someone with a background in this area can unravel the phrase.
My halting attempt: This document includes photographic prints using gelatin coated paper developed and platinum-toned. I'm not certain the gelatin is on the paper, nor does the word order make sense. Any help would be greatly appreciated. The era is 1930s to 40s.
criswords
United States
Local time: 17:42
platinum toned
Explanation:
You're correct, the process is called 'toning'
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cilantro
Israel
Local time: 03:42
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platinum toned


Explanation:
You're correct, the process is called 'toning'

Example sentence(s):
  • platinum toned gelatin prints
cilantro
Israel
Local time: 03:42
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PRO pts in category: 8
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Asker: Thank you, Cilantro for your speedy and helpful reply! You just made my day!

Asker: Thank you all for your input. Cilantro's answer was spot on! Indeed, the entire phrase was very helpful.


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agree  philgoddard: Platinum-toned, with a hyphen.
17 hrs

agree  Peter Cox
2 days 1 hr
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