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Family Portrait Tintype

Family Portrait Tintype

$ 12.00

Civil War Era Tintype of family. Measures 2.5" x 3.5"  Coin for scale!

"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."

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