The National Archives Catalog


Emulsion

Mandatory Repeatable Data Type Authority Level Available A/V Only Public Element
No No Variable Character Length (60) Emulsion List Item No Yes
Definition: The type of coating that is bonded to and supported by the base of the specific media type.
Purpose: Defines the physical characteristics of the emulsion, which helps establish conservation, storage, retrieval, reproduction, and use requirements.
Relationship: This element is dependent on Specific Media Type. Each media occurrence of the archival materials must have a specific media type specified to create Emulsion.
Guidance: Choose the correct term from the Emulsion Authority List.
Examples:
Metal Evaporation
Ferric Oxide
Gelatin


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