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1/6 plate tintype portraitof woman TT132-2 Gorgeous over-sized 1/6 plate tintype of an identified woman sitting in a posing chair. There is superb clarity and contrast in this portrait. Her earrings look as if they could be made of jet or coral. On the verso of the image is a small paper label which has written on it in a contemporary hand; "Abigail Willard Alexander". Housed in it's original green paper sleeve. In fine, clean condition. $25.00
Young Boy Tintype TT27-2 1/6 plate tintype of a very endearing and self-assured young boy in a suit and striped bow tie. Image in very good condition with two corners clipped. $25.00
1/6 plate tinype of little girl TT145-2 Very endearing 1/6 plate tintype of a curly-haired and chubby-cheeked little girl in a checkered dress. There's a blush of pink tinting to those cheeks. Housed in a cream colored blind stamped paper sleeve. Written on the verso in pencil in a period hand is; "Dora Pages". Sleeve soiled and marked, as shown. Image in fine, clean condition with a lovely gloss. $25.00
Gem Man Tintype TT29-2 Gem tintype portrait of a young man with a "spit curl" haircut housed in a paper sleeve, blind-stamped with a Civil-War-Era "patriotic" star design. Backmark of "A. E. Alden's, Providence, RI". Image in very good condtion with light soiling to sleeve. $18.00
1/9 plate tintype of mother and child TT113-2 1/16 plate tintype portrait of a mother and child housed within a blind stamped "fruit and flowers" border in a cream paper sleeve. No backmark. Image slightly dark with a touch of soiling to sleeve. No backmark. $15.00
Three Laborers Tintype TT31-2 Great 1/6 plate tintype of three laborers in suspenders, flannel shirts and boots (Possibly lumberjacks, etc.?) with their hair neatly combed for the photographer. Some light surface wear and scratching to image. $22.00
1/6 plate tintype portrait of four women TT32-2 1/6 plate tintype portrait of four women. Note how elaborate their dresses are and that all the bows tied around their collars are of the same design. In addition, they're each wearing a black ribbon around their neck. Some wear to bottom of plate, else in near fine condition. $20.00
Two Brothers Tintype TT33-2 1/6 plate tintype of two men (very possibly brothers) wearing caps and posing in a "rustic" setting in a photographer's studio. With a hint of pink tinting to their cheeks. Housed in a gilt ruled paper sleeve with the backmark of "A. E. Alden's, Providence, RI". Some light soiling to image surface. else, great contrast. $20.00
Tintype portrait from Wasson's, Brooklyn TT114-2 1/9 plate tintype portrait of a lovely, dark-eyed young woman, housed in a blind stamped cream paper sleeve. At her throat she's wearing a beautiful and elaborate black jet brooch, and there's a blush of pink tint to her cheeks. Backmark of "Wasson's Ferrotypes, Brooklyn". Some light soiling to sleeve, with a small, closed tear. Else, the image itself is as-new, with gorgeous clarity and tone. $20.00
1/6 plate tintype portrait of woman TT148-2 1/6 plate tintype studio portrait of an interesting looking woman with penetrating eyes. Very slight edge wear to plate, else in fine condition with excellent contrast. $20.00
tintype of young man TT139-2 1/9 plate tintype portrait of a young man. Housed in a paper sleeve beautifully decorated with an elaborate "hanging frame" motif. Fine condition. $15.00
1/6 plate tintype pf a boy TT161-2 1/6 plate tintype portrait of a young boy. This is such an endearingly adult pose for a little boy, with his hands in his pockets and the set of his mouth. I love the buttons all over his outfit and that cap perched on his head. In clean, near fine condition with strong contrast. $35.00
Two Men TintypeTwoMen TintypeTT38-2 Pair of 1/6 plate tintypes, each of two men posing together in similar style. Edges clipped with very light surface wear. Else, both images clean with good contrast. $20.00, the pair.
Woman With Comb Tintype TT39-2 1/6 plate tintype of a woman with a comb in her hair. Hint of pink tinting to the cheeks. Light surface wear, else excellent contrast and clarity. $18.00
1/6 plate tintype portrait of a man TT149-2 1/6 plate tintype portrait of a bearded man. There's a hint of tinting to his cheeks. Some edge wear to plate, else in clean, fine condition with bright, strong toning. $18.00
half plate hand painted tintype portrait of a woman TT310-2 Hand painted half plate tintype portrait of a woman. Fine, unmarked condition. $50.00
Tintype of baby girl by J. M. Peck TT116-2 Exceptionally nice 1/6 plate tintype portrait of a very self posessed little girl housed in a blind stamped cream paper sleeve. I like the blush of pink tinting to her cheeks, her pose, her dress and her shiny black shoes that button around the ankle. Sleeve blind stamped on recto "J. M. Peck". Touch of wear and light scratching to surface. Else, in fine condition with razor-like focus and clarity. $23.00
1/6 plate tintype portrait of young man. TT154-2 Narrow trimmed 1/6 plate studio tintype of a young man in a modest suit of clothes and a high-crowned hat. I like his far-away gaze, and how well his hands show in this image. Some light edge wear to plate and some loss of surface gloss. Else, in very good condition with strong contrast. $25.00
Hand painted full plate tintype of a wedding couple TT308-2 Very appealing hand painted full plate tintype of a young, handsome couple. This is very likely a betrothal or wedding portrait. Note the geometric design and crude red and green squiggles to denote the carpet. Some scattered light wear to edges of plate. Else, in near fine condition. $65.00
1/6 plate tintype of a young man TT200-2 1/6 plate tintype portrait of a young man. I love his pose, practically leaning into the camera with a direct and forthright gaze, and with a smile that's just about to break out on his face. I like the way that his hands show, also. Even the way that the emulsion on the surface of the plate has turned bright blue over time adds interest. Some wear and bubbling to emulsion in the lower right corner. Else, in near fine condition with great toning. $24.00
Deland & Bracy Tintype TT46-2 Gem tintype portrait of a woman in a blind-stamped paper sleeve. Studio mark of Deland & Bracy, Great Falls (NH?). Scarce studio mark. Light soiling to sleeve. Image sharp and clean. $18.00
Donkey Cart Tintype TT47-2 Charming 1/6 plate tintype of a young girl and her mother (?) in a cart drawn by a donkey. Trimmed at top edges with some surface abrasion. $55.00
1/9 plate tintype of two females and dog TT117-2 1/9 plate tintype of two young woman posing indoors with a dog at their feet. The studio has a very "ramshackle" look to it. It might very well just be a temporary space set up by an itinerant photographer. Note in the lower left corner part of a cast iron stove. $22.00
1/6 plate tintype of a "beach" scene TT118-2 Very nice 1/6 plate tintype of three woman and two little girls, dressed in white dresses, and posed in front of a painted backdrop. I love the "clouds". There's no doubt that this is a memento of a summer's day. In near fine condition. $20.00
Tintype of pregnant woman by Critcherson's, Worcester, MA TT123-2 1/6 plate tintype of two women posing in a photographer's studio housed in a blind stamped cream paper sleeve. The woman standing is in an advanced stage of pregnancy, resting her hand on her stomach. It's very rare to see images of pregnant women from this era. Studio mark of "Critcherson's Gallery, Worcester, MA". There's some soiling to sleeve, otherwise this image is in fine condition with terrific contrast. $45.00

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