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Uncle Malc

Mystery Question:
Do you know the last name of the person in the tintype? Do you know how he was related to the Lynett family?
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Media Type:
Item Type:
A tintype with the image of uncle Malcolm.
"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
Width: 6 cm
Height: 8.8 cm
Local identifier:
Richmond Hill Public Library. Lynett Collection
Language of Item:
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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Uncle Malc

A tintype with the image of uncle Malcolm.