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Tintype of a young man
Description
Mystery Question
Can you identify the man in this picture?
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Media Type
Image
Item Type
Tintypes
Description
Tintype of a 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." Tintypes enjoyed their widest use during the 1860s and 1870s. (Wikipedia)
Date of Original
ca. 1870s
Dimensions
Width: 5 cm
Height: 10.2 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
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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 of a young man


Tintype of a young man.