tintype


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tin·type

 (tĭn′tīp′)
n.

tintype

(ˈtɪnˌtaɪp)
n
(Photography) another name for ferrotype1, ferrotype2

fer•ro•type

(ˈfɛr əˌtaɪp)

v. -typed, -typ•ing,
n. v.t.
1. to put a glossy surface on (a photographic print) by pressing on a metal sheet (fer′rotype tin`).
n.
2. Also called tintype. a positive photograph made on a sensitized sheet of enameled iron or tin.
[1835–45]

tintype

ferrotype.
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Maybe I don't know what God looks like, but take it from me I've seen a tintype of the devil," Mary gurgled, emotionally fluttering back and forth between laughter and tears.
He ground his teeth at the crying balloons; he cursed the moving pictures; and, though he would drink whenever asked, he scorned Punch and Judy, and was for licking the tintype men as they came.
Leo poked out a supple red tongue at him, but a moment later broke into a giggle at a tintype of two men, uncomfortably seated, with an awkward-looking boy in baggy clothes standing between them: Jake and Otto and I
Olsen will take tintype photographs, for a fee, throughout the weekend for re-enactors in their fineries.
The Contemporary Arts Society praised Ms Saye's work in its review, writing: "A wonderful group of dark, tintype photographs by Khadija Saye are self-portraits in which the artist is pictured with objects that formed part of her Gambian mother's daily rituals.
Bancroft of Traverse City, a former Civil War photographer who operated a tintype photography business.
Mr Ball added: "It is our proposal to create a photo wall of individual portraits using tintype photography.
Navajo Nation-raised artist Will Wilson, who often uses old-fashioned large-format cameras to postapocalyptic ends, provided grungy, distressed tintype portraits of American Indians, the originals of which he gifted to his sitters.
A magnet will tell you if it is a tintype (attracting to it) as opposed to an ambrotype (which will not, since it is on glass).
Civil War photographers made wide use of the glass plate negative and tintype processes--the latter of which employed wet collodion on thin sheets of metal rather than glass.
Instead, the mural mostly resembled a tintype from the frontier age.