Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope Note: Photographs produced by the wet collodion process directly on lacquered metal, usually iron.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box MISC-03, Folder: MSS-0061
Content Description The papers of Reverend Asa Farwell include correspondence and two unidentified tintypes. The four 1866 letters to Mary Ann (Sexton) Farwell, his wife, are from Bentonsport and Dubuque, Iowa; Albion, New York (while travelling); and Middlebury, Vermont. Topics discussed include church matters, travel, and family (11 pages). The collection also includes two 1879 letters from son Ed Farwell in Milton, Nebraska. He appears to be a young man or teenager at the time of the writing and discussing...
File — Folder Early Photography 3
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of four tintypes of white children and two cased images of white women. This material was acquired as a group, but there is no information supporting the related provenance of the material. The four tintypes include a child standing, a child or toddler seated in a stroller or other 19th century conveyance, a child seated holding a doll, and another child seated holding a doll. The ambrotype of a white child or toddler is in a broken case (the cover...