Tag Archives: tintype

This is a Labor Day blog post

Unidentified Photographer, [Two Domestic Workers], ca. 1875 (72.2004) Unidentified Photographer, [Two Masons], ca. 1870 (2010.43.3) Unidentified Photographer, [Blacksmith], ca. 1860 (77.2004) Fred Weese, [Blacksmith], June 20, 1886 (81.2004) Unidentified Photographer, [Chemist], ca. 1880 (2010.43.2) If the first Labor Day “was … Continue reading

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Super Tintype Tuesday

Unidentified Photographer, [Horatio Seymour Campaign Buttons], 1868 (2008.16.1) Horatio Seymour (1810-1886) was a mayor of Utica, member of the New York House of Representatives, two nonconsecutive term New York state governor and unsuccessful Democratic presidential candidate in 1868 against Ulysses … Continue reading

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Tintype Tuesday: Six Horses

Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified horse], ca. 1880 (2010.21.9) Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified horse wearing a harness to drive away flies], ca. 1872 (2007.54.15) Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified horses and plow], ca. 1975 (2007.54.24) Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified horse], ca. 1875 (2007.54.19) Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified … Continue reading

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A Tintype Tuesday: Family Photo Album

Unidentified Photographer, [Tintype Album], ca. 1880 (1582.1990) These unbound tintypes were found together in what was probably a family photo album. At this moment, not much is known about the photos and album, except the obvious: the album was well-used … Continue reading

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Echos of Ectoplasm and Phantasmagoric Photographs…

Unidentified Ghoulographers, [Unidentified boy and ghost and Weegee sitting on a throne], ca. 1870 and 1956 (2411.2005 and 19939.1993) By this time, I had my picture taken by a street tintype photographer, and had been fascinated by the result. (I … Continue reading

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On their deathbed, no one ever said: “I wish I spent more time at the office.”

Unidentified Photographer, [Butcher], ca. 1875 (2007.54.4) Unidentified Photographer, [Iceman], ca. 1875 (2007.54.9) Unidentified Photographer, [Waiters], ca. 1880 (2007.54.7) Unidentified Photographer, [Man with Soldering Tools], ca. 1875 (2007.54.18) Unidentified Photographer, [Mechanic], ca. 1875 (2414.2005) Unidentified Photographer, [Wall Paper Hangers], ca. 1870 … Continue reading

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Circular Salome

Unidentified Photographer, [Decapitated Man with Head on a Platter], ca. 1865 (2008.81.15)

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