Category Archives: Tintypes

Tintype with floral mount

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This photograph, sandwiched inside an astonishingly elaborate mount, was possibly an original tintype with a print substituted for the metal plate at some later date, or an 1880s imitation of the popular tintype format whose major feature was a “window” … Continue reading

Tintype with taped verso

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This popular type of card used a tintype in the center of the card surrounded by an ornamental wreath. A more elaborate version would include flaps – known as “windows” – which opened on the card to reveal the sitter’s … Continue reading

The Gem Album of 49 Tintypes

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See this earlier entry for details here.