An albumen print is a photograph printed on paper that is coated with an emulsion of egg white and brushed with light-sensitive silver salts. It is usually brown or sepia in color, with a shiny surface. Albumen prints became popular in the early 1860s, and remained the most common form of photograph until the turn of the century.

1. Abraham Lincoln /Mathew Brady Studio

2. Walt Whitman /Mathew Brady Studio

3. Rose O'Neal Greenhow and her duaghter
Alexander Gardner for the Mathew Brady Studio

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