Tintypes for Coloring


Unidentified Photographer, [Butcher], ca. 1875 (2007.54.4)

A PDF of this easy on the eye butcher is here.


Unidentified Photographer, [Apple Vendor], ca. 1875 (2007.54.20)

A PDF of this fecund apple vendor is here.


Unidentified Photographer, [Iceman], ca. 1875 (2007.54.9)

A PDF of this cool iceman is here.


Unidentified Photographer, [Blacksmith], ca. 1860 (77.2004)

A PDF of this beguiling blacksmith is here.


Fred Weese, [Farrier], June 20, 1886 (81.2004)

A PDF of this far-out farrier is here.


Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified Man with Camera], ca. 1875 (2008.57.5)

A PDF of this bookish photographer is here.


Unidentified Photographer, [House Painter], ca. 1875 (2008.81.52)

A PDF of this out of this world painter is here.

Six tintypes, portraits of workers “working,” with us workers “working from home” in mind. Please download, print, color, share, etc. etc…

(Clicking on the image will open a printable JPEG, clicking on the word “here” will open a presentable PDF, clicking on the accession number will open the on-line catalog record for the object with an exact digital replica, “Correct Likenesses,” of the original object.)

For several years the sublime New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM) has organized and presented #ColorOurCollections: “Launched by The New York Academy of Medicine Library in 2016, #ColorOurCollections is an annual coloring festival on social media during which libraries, museums, archives and other cultural institutions around the world share free coloring content featuring images from their collections.” (library.nyam.org)

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