Tag Archives: tintype

“The Statue of Liberty: A Guiding Light in a Dark World”

Picture Post, The United States: The Statue of Liberty: A guiding light in a dark world, 1940 (2007.80.2) Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified group with Statue of Liberty], ca. 1886 (2008.81.13) Andreas Feininger, [Statue of Liberty at night], January 1943 (2011.78.10) Berenice … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified man], ca. 1863 (2007.14.9) Unidentified Photographer, [Private Benjamin F. Smith, 11th U.S. Infantry. (One of the Civil War’s shortest soldiers.)], ca. 1875 (78.2004) Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified man], ca. 1900-1910 (706.1990) Alva, [Unidentified woman and man], 1918 (1560.1990) … Continue reading

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“A Mirror of Reality”

Unidentified Photographer, [Backs of Eight Unidentified Women with Long Hair], Image (Sheeting): 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. (8.9 x 6.4 cm), Tintype, ca. 1880 (2413.2005) Unidentified photographer, Ida Cushman as “The Giggler”, Alice Cushman as Queen Elizabeth, Julie Hood … Continue reading

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Baseball Players

Unidentified Photographer, [Two Baseball Players], ca. 1875 (84.2004) Tyson & Son, [Two Female Baseball Players], ca. 1918 (2011.17.1) Unidentified Photographer, Henry, 1920s (2010.71.1) Unidentified Photographer, Women’s Baseball Team, ca. 1910 (2011.17.3) Unidentified Photographer, Victoria Plaza, School girl’s pitcher for Passaic … Continue reading

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“A Faded Photograph”

Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified woman standing with an umbrella], ca. 1920 (DA.1B16.7) Unidentified Photographer, [Unidentified woman], ca. 1930 (1251.1990) Whispering Jack Smith, A Faded Photograph, by Charles Kenny; Nick Kenny; Richard Howard; Whispering Jack Smith; September 13, 1940 It’s only a … Continue reading

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“A witch is talking to you”

Voila, [A witch is talking to you.], March 30, 1935 (2007.71.25) Voila, [A witch is talking to you.], March 9, 1935 (2007.71.22) Voila, [A witch is talking to you.] March 23, 1935 (2007.71.24) Unidentified photographer, [Three costumed performers], ca. 1875 … Continue reading

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New and Improved Phantasmagorical 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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