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Ferrotype (Tintype) Of A Woman 19th Century

Item#: CPE275

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19th Century Ferrotype (Tintype) Of A Woman In A Half Leather Case. Ninth plate (2 x 2 ½ inch) in a case constructed from wood milled by hand and covered with leather. The mat and the preserver frame are made of brass and signed by 'Dean & Emerson Worcester. Mass". As frame type no 2L. . This Tintype photograph was made on a thin iron plate to produce a negative image that was made to appear as positive by painting the emulsion side with dark brown lacquer.