Richmond Hill Public Library News Index
Portrait of a young man


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Tintypes
Description:
A tintype depicting a standing young man.
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 and used as the support for the photographic emulsion. Tintypes enjoyed their widest use during the 1860s and 1870s, but lesser use of the medium persisted into the early 20th century and it has been revived as a novelty in the 21st." (Wikipedia)
Date of Original:
ca. 1890s
Dimensions:
Width: 6.2 cm
Height: 8.8 cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
lynett-023
Collection:
Richmond Hill Public Library. Lynett Collection
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.87111 Longitude: -79.43725
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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Portrait of a young man


A tintype depicting a standing young man.