C-type colour print

A colour print, one of three main types of chromogenic print material, made from a negative, on print material containing at least three emulsion layers of silver salts, each sensitized to one of the three primary colours of light. Dyes are added after initial monochromatic development to form the colours in the emulsion layers. A chromogenic print contains no silver in the final image and is not as stable as a dye destruction print.

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Joan Collins, by Cornel Lucas, 1951 - NPG  - © estate of Cornel Lucas

Joan Collins
by Cornel Lucas
NPG x27871

Pauline Boty, by Michael Ward, 13 January 1964 - NPG  - © Michael Ward Archives / National Portrait Gallery, London

Pauline Boty
by Michael Ward
13 January 1964
NPG x125839

Patrick O

Patrick O'Brian
by Steve Pyke
NPG P766

Damon Albarn, by Julian Opie, 2000 - NPG  - © Julian Opie / DACS; Given by The Art Fund, 2001

Damon Albarn
by Julian Opie
NPG 6593(1)

Mica Paris, by Derrick Santini, early 2000s - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Mica Paris
by Derrick Santini
early 2000s
NPG x128872

Meena Pathak; Kirit Pathak, by Tom Miller, 21 December 2001 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Meena Pathak; Kirit Pathak
by Tom Miller
21 December 2001
NPG x125416

Peter Saville, by Wolfgang Tillmans, 2002 - NPG  - ©  Wolfgang Tillmans

Peter Saville
by Wolfgang Tillmans
NPG P1010

David Hockney; Lucian Freud, by David Dawson, 2003 - NPG  - © David Dawson

David Hockney; Lucian Freud
by David Dawson
NPG P1001


Chefs' Last Supper
by John Reardon
NPG P1121

Rio Ferdinand, by Mark Guthrie, 18 March 2009 - NPG  - © Mark Guthrie

Rio Ferdinand
by Mark Guthrie
18 March 2009
NPG x133053

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