Definition of tintype
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In one striking tintype dated 1859, a young boy perches on a seat, eyes open, holding a rattle.
Focusing strongly on her Gambian roots, as well as identity conflicts and spirituality, her photographs were often monochrome, and aged using an old-fashioned process called collodion tintype.
Martin participated in the Cleveland Foundation's Creative Fusion trip to Cuba in January and created wet-plate tintypes and ambrotypes - both related to the collodion process - in Havana and Matanzas.
The convention also will have a classic motorcycle display, a tintype-style photo booth and live skateboard demonstrations by teams from Element, Prestige Skateshop and the Boise Skateboard Association.
A vitrine of daguerreotypes and tintypes from the Burns Family Collection shows a series of ingeniously heartbreaking attempts, only some of them successful, to make recent corpses look lifelike for the camera.
In Alternative Processes, Nelson uses archaic development techniques like tintype and Mordancage to create bizarre and beautiful abstractions.
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First Known Use of tintype
TINTYPE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of tintype for English Language Learners
: an old type of photograph that was made on a piece of metal
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