US Tintype 1/9 Plate . CWP26

U.S. mid to late 1800s era portrait tintype framed picture 1860s-1880s. Picture is a 1/9th plate (size about 2 1/2″ X 2″).

The tintype saw the American Civil War come and go, documenting personal photos, soldier pictures, and typical scenery. It also captured scenes from the Wild West. The tintype 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 greatest use during the 1860s and 1870s.

 

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Additional information

Weight6 oz
Dimensions10 × 6 × 4 in

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