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Tintype of a man in a buggy with a child


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Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Tintypes
Description:
A tintype of a man in a buggy with a child from the photo album of Amos Wright, resident of Richmond Hill.
Notes:
"A tintype, 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." Tintypes enjoyed their widest use during the 1860s and 1870s. (Wikipedia)
Date of Original:
ca. 1860-1870s
Dimensions:
Width: 10 cm
Height: 6.7 cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
wright127.jp2
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.87111 Longitude: -79.43725
Creative Commons licence:
by-nc-nd [more details]
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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Tintype of a man in a buggy with a child


A tintype of a man in a buggy with a child from the photo album of Amos Wright, resident of Richmond Hill.