Celebrating 30 years
The freezing of a memory: Tribute to Edith Weyde
Today we are 30 years old and we wanted to celebrate with everyone with a great sample “por favor agregue y devuelva, Arte Postal en las colecciones y archivos del MIDECIANT-UCLM”. Unfortunately, due to the health crisis caused by Covid-19, we have had to suspend all the events that we had planned. Today, May 7 at […]
Edith Weyde was a German chemist at the Agfa company in Leverkusen who, together with the Belgian engineer André Rott, created the process of transferring images by diffusion or Diffusion Transfer Reversal (DTR), with the aim of automating the photographic process, was one of the bigger advances in silver copying techniques (silver salts). It is the basic process that allowed the instant photography of companies like Polaroid, Kodak or Fuji and even the origin of the direct electrophotographic reproduction system.