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Tintype portrait of unknown man
Description
Mystery Question
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Media Type
Image
Item Type
Tintypes
Description
Tintype portrait of unknown 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." Tintypes enjoyed their widest use during the 1860s and 1870s. (Wikipedia)
Date of Original
1870s
Dimensions
Width: 6.7 cm
Height: 9.8 cm
Subject(s)
Local identifier
hall-107
Collection
Robert Hall Collection
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.87111 Longitude: -79.43725
Location of Original
Richmond Hill Public Library
Contact
Richmond Hill Public Library
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

1 Atkinson St, Richmond Hill, ON L4C 0H5

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Tintype portrait of unknown man


Tintype portrait of unknown man.