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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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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
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.
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.
Both appear to have been taken in a studio and one is a tintype, which was widely used during the 1860s and 1870s.
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.
Synopsis: Young siblings Tess and Toby discover an antique tintype portrait of an unknown ancestor in a family heirloom trunk.
The Slow Portrait, exhibition of tintype photography by Antonie Robertson, live portrait demonstration, 5pm; exhibition runs from November 2-19, at Gulf Photo Plus, Alserkal Avenue, D36, Al Quoz.
The popularity of these tintype photographs (patented in 1856) can be explained to some extent by the fact that they were produced immediately after they were taken.
Adam's work has been selected to exhibit at the Screaming Hornets show, at the Tintype gallery, London, September 5-27, 2014.
New Mexico historian Frank Parrish, of Las Cruces- who revealed the new image, made from a tintype owned by a Mesilla Valley man who wishes to remain anonymous- claimed that the man standing at the right end of the picture is the legendary gunfighter who was also known as William Henry McCarty Jr.
It investigates the relationship between politics and photography during the tumultuous period and presents exceptional political ephemera from the private collection of Brian Caplan, including a rare set of campaign buttons from 1860 featuring original tintype portraits of the competing candidates; a carved tagua nut necklace featuring photographic portraits of Confederate Pres.