ferrotype

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fer·ro·type

noun \ˈfer-ə-ˌtīp\

Definition of FERROTYPE

1
:  a positive photograph made by a collodion process on a thin iron plate having a darkened surface —called also tintype
2
:  the process by which a ferrotype is made

First Known Use of FERROTYPE

1844

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