Tintypes

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Tintypes

Description

Also known as a melainotype or ferrotype, is a photograph made by creating a direct positive on a thin sheet of metal coated with a dark lacquer or enamel that is used as the support for a photographic emulsion. In this case the wet plate collodion process.

Collection Items

Tintype of two men
Tintype of two seated men in coats wearing bowler hats.

Tintype of two women
Tintype of an older woman seated and younger woman standing in a studio setting with a painted backdrop, the older woman hold a book titled Tempest & Sunshine.

Tintype of an older woman
Tintype of an older woman seated in a studio setting with a painted backdrop, she holds a book.

Tintype of an older woman
Tintype of an older woman sitting with a book in her lap. She wears a bonnet and spectacles.

Tintype of a young woman
Tintype of a young woman with freckles wearing jewellery. Colour applied to cheeks.

Tintype of a young woman
Tintype of a young woman standing behind a chair. A curtain is draped over the chair.

Tintype of an older woman
Tintype of an older woman sitting, her arm rest on the table. Colour applied to cheeks.

Tintype of an older woman
Tintype of an older woman. Colour applied to cheeks.

Tintype of a young man
Tintype of a young man.

Tintype of a young child sitting precariously on a studio chair
Tintype of a young child sitting precariously on a studio chair. The mother can just be seen at the edge of the image ready to catch the falling child.

Tintype of a man and woman
Tintype of a man and woman sitting casually. He wears a bowler hat and smokes a pipe. His eyes are very bright

Tintype of an older woman
Tintype of an older woman sitting on a bench. A parasol and handkerchief are on the bench, she holds a small case in her hand.

Tintype of a young woman
Tintype of a young woman sitting on rocks outdoors.

Tintype of a  donkey drawn cart
Tintype with two adults standing behind a donkey drawn cart. In the cart are three unhappy children. They all stand in front of a building.

Tintype of three women
Tintype of three females in the grounds of a park. The older woman stands with parasol at side. A younger woman sits with hands in lap. A young girl stands to her side.

Tintype of two men
Tintype of two men sitting on a rickety bench on a porch outdoors.

Tintype of three young women
Tintype of three young women outdoors with a building behind. One woman stand behind the other two seated. She wares a bright dress. The two seated in darker dresses.

Tintype of a young woman
Tintype of a young woman standing behind a chair, one hand behind her back , the other rests on the chair. Fabric is draped over the chair.

Tintype of two young women
Tintype of two young women in a studio setting. The younger one stands and rests her arm on the seated girls shoulder. A studio reflector can be seen to her side. Colour applied to cheeks.

Tintype of two young men
Tintype of two young men in a studio setting. One stands with his hand on the shoulder of the one sitting. The seated young man has an arm missing. Colour applied to cheeks.
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