Lithing with Mimosa Paper

Mimosa, Kiel

This paper came to me by way of a job lot on eBay classifieds. Not really sure what I was getting and how this paper would perform.

Mimosa Paper, Lith Process
Mimosa Paper, Lith Process

Most papers of this age will most definitely Lith with Moersch’s Easylith. The Mimosa was no exception, in fact the paper is an excellent candidate for the Lith process. The results having dark contrasty tones for me at least. Similar in regarding to Wet plate tintype if I was forced to make a comparison.


Good papers, especially for professional users, hardly known to amateurs at the time. Eventually sold to Agfa in 1964. Production ceased with the fall of the Wall.

More detail history can be found at

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