1/9 PLATE TINTYPE IN THERMOPLASTIC CASE

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Item Code: 30-2056

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Case holds a ninth-plate tintype of a woman. This is a waist up view. She wears a dark dress with a white lace collar. The woman’s lips and cheeks have been lightly tinted. Image is housed in an oval copper mat and copper frame. Opposite side of case is lined in green velvet. The image is very clear with good contrast. Written in period pencil on the inside of the case below the image is “St. Halls / Laurence [?] / July 25th, 1861”.

Case is in excellent condition. The design along the edges is heavy scrollwork while at center is a sheave of wheat and a sickle. Case is held together by two brass hinges and remains strong and without cracks. [jet]

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