NB: This kit does not include fixer – you will require a solution of 2.5 % Sodium thiosulfate (fixer) (25 gm (1 tbs) to every 1000mls of water)
The Van Dyke Brown kit creates a deep warm brown iron-based silver image. It is a simple process consisting of a 3 part sensitiser, exposed to UV light and processed in a dilute fixing solution.
THE VAN DYKE BROWN HISTORY
J W Nichols developed the Van Dyke Brown process in 1899 based on Sir John Herschel’s 1942 Argentotype.