noun Date: 1864 ferrotype 1

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  • Tintype — of Herbert Hoover. Tintype, also melainotype and ferrotype, is a photograph made by creating a direct positive on a sheet of iron metal that is blackened by painting, lacquering or enamelling and is used as a support for a collodion photographic… …   Wikipedia

  • Tintype — Tin type , n. Same as {Ferrotype}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tintype — ☆ tintype [tin′tīp΄ ] n. FERROTYPE …   English World dictionary

  • tintype — /tin tuyp /, n. 1. Photog. ferrotype (def. 2). 2. not on your tintype, Slang. absolutely not: Ask her again? Not on your tintype! [1860 65, Amer.; TIN + TYPE] * * * ▪ photography also called  ferrotype    positive photograph produced by applying …   Universalium

  • Tintype — Beispiel für eine Ferrotypie circa 1870 Die Ferrotypie (Tintype, Melanotypie oder Blechfotografie) ist ein fotografisches Direktpositiv Verfahren, das zwischen 1855 und den 1930er Jahren verwendet wurde. Die Ferrotypie wurde 1856 von Hamilton L.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • tintype — noun /ˈtɪntaɪp/ An early, remarkably durable form of photograph (technically a photographic negative), printed on a tin plate, then varnished. Theyll show you tintypes of the kids more often than not, hell, they love em chavalitos …   Wiktionary

  • Tintype — Ферротипия …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • tintype — n. photograph taken directly onto a tin or iron plate …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tintype —    A photographic process in which the negative image is produced on a thin coated plate of iron, which is why they are also known as ferrotypes. There is actually no tin involved. Tintypes first appeared in 1854 …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • tintype — noun historical a photograph taken as a positive on a thin tin plate …   English new terms dictionary

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