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ferrotype

[′fe·rə‚tīp]
(graphic arts)
A photograph formed on a metal plate coated with collodion and sensitive salts.
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Ambrotype--Appearing from the mid-1850s to the mid-1860s, ambrotypes were developed directly on a glass plate (not a silver-coated copper plate of the daguerreotype or the iron of the tintype).
Civil War photographers made wide use of the glass plate negative and tintype processes--the latter of which employed wet collodion on thin sheets of metal rather than glass.
Synopsis: Young siblings Tess and Toby discover an antique tintype portrait of an unknown ancestor in a family heirloom trunk.
Similarly, there's a healthy market for photographic prints made with the standard gelatin-silver and color "wet" or "chemical" methods, and even a thriving revival of the earlier alternative processes: platinum, cyanotype, tintype, ambrotype, daguerreotype, each with its own distinctive look and feel.
The Slow Portrait, exhibition of tintype photography by Antonie Robertson, live portrait demonstration, 5pm; exhibition runs from November 2-19, at Gulf Photo Plus, Alserkal Avenue, D36, Al Quoz.
Already as a child, Nabokov took an interest in the microscope, the slide projector, and photography and one of these early photographic technologies--tintype--shows up in chapter nine when Nabokov praises his excellent visual memory: as a boy, he was able "to tintype" ten pages of his homework in his "brain," whereas "nowadays it would take" him "two hours" (Speak 181).
I decided to employ the antiquated tintype wet plate process, the first time to my knowledge, that tintypes have been made in a combat zone since the American Civil War.
New Mexico historian Frank Parrish, of Las Cruces- who revealed the new image, made from a tintype owned by a Mesilla Valley man who wishes to remain anonymous- claimed that the man standing at the right end of the picture is the legendary gunfighter who was also known as William Henry McCarty Jr., William Bonney and Henry Antrim, Fox News reported.
It investigates the relationship between politics and photography during the tumultuous period and presents exceptional political ephemera from the private collection of Brian Caplan, including a rare set of campaign buttons from 1860 featuring original tintype portraits of the competing candidates; a carved tagua nut necklace featuring photographic portraits of Confederate Pres.