[Alt-photo] removing old casein from glass

Jorj Bauer jorj at jorj.org
Thu Jul 20 20:42:23 UTC 2017

Barkeeper's friend, a sponge, lots of water and elbow grease. Works well 
for me.

Are any of your casein prints on glass online anywhere? I love making 
prints on glass, and so few people make them...

On Thu, Jul 20, 2017 at 11:14:59PM +0300, Matti Koskinen via Alt-photo-process-list wrote:
> hi all,
> I found old casein prints on glass plates. As I'm always broke and
> short of glass plates, I would like to re-use the plates. What are
> best methods to remove the hardened casein?
> and to Alt family tree:
> I tried my first gum print and cyano probably 1972 (I was 14-yrs
> old), I had my grandpa's old book (printed 1921) "Young
> Experimenters and Inventors book" by Ilmari Jäämaa and later
> inspired by Jalo Porkkala's cyanos on the web. Then the public
> library had Keepers of Light, and after that I was hooked. I've
> tried cyanos with different methods, gum, casein and tempera. One
> casein print I have sold, and several others donated (just to get
> rid of them).
> -m
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