Victorian CRYSTOLEUM c. 1880 c. 1910. REVERSE OIL PAINTING on CONCAVE GLASS
The crystoleum, from crystal + oleum. (oil), process was a method of applying. Colour to an albumen print, popular from.
Pasted face down to the inside of a concave. Starch paste or gelatin was dry, the paper. Backing of the print was rubbed away. Leaving only the transparent emulsion on.The image was then coloured by. Glass was added to the back and this could. Also be coloured by hand. Glass were bound together creating a. Was derived from the 18th century. CONCAVE GLASS, This example in. Superb condition; the Colours Bright.
The seller is "cherubim_inc" and is located in South Coast. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Country of Origin: Britain
- Colour: UMBER, Woodland Browns & Greens, Ivory
- Style: Victorian
- Maker: Unknown
- Material: Glass
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Object Type: CRYSTOLEUM
- Glassmaking Technique: 18th century mezzotint process.
- Type of Glass: CONCAVE
- Glassware Type: Concave / Convex
- Time Period Manufactured: 1850-1899