Definitions for "Albumen print"
Photographic print on paper, coated with albumen (egg white) and ammonium chloride, and made light-sensitive by a solution of silver nitrate. A printing method using albumen paper, which was introduced in 1850 by Niepce de St. Victor, was popular in the nineteenth century.
Photograph printing-out paper with a smooth, often shiny, surface and fine detailing produced by the egg white coating; often ranging in color from reddish to purplish brown, but with gold chloride toning (especially after 1855), more often a warm mid-brown color with yellowish highlights.
albumen is the white of a chicken egg, used in photography as a base for holding light-sensitive silver solutions to paper or glass.