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ferrotype

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noun fer·ro·type \ˈfer-ə-ˌtīp\

Definition of ferrotype

  1. 1 :  a positive photograph made by a collodion process on a thin iron plate having a darkened surface —called also tintype

  2. 2 :  the process by which a ferrotype is made



1844

First Known Use of ferrotype

1844


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