The American Tintype

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Ohio State University Press, 1999 - Photography - 258 pages
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The American Tintype is the first comprehensive history of the subject. Most of the illustrations in this book are in the Floyd and Marion Rinhart Collection at The Ohio State University and are reproduced here for the first time. The text provides an accessible history of the tintype, including an appendix that contains information about 400 American tintypists.

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AMER TINTYPE

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"Look! Look! Look! Tintypes. Cheap. Beautiful and lasting!" So proclaims an advertisement reproduced on the jacket of this book. Lasting is the key word here: durability was one of the key appeals of the tintype Read full review

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An absolute for any shutter bug (well, I guess with tintypes it's "lense cap on, lense cap off bug" :P). Provides an awesome history of the tintype aith just as great illustrations nad photos. Read full review

Contents

Preface to the Tintype
3
The Ohio Pioneers of the Tintype
9
Making the Tintype
27
Copyright

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