Definition of Tintype

1. n. Same as Ferrotype.



Definition of Tintype

1. Noun. An early, remarkably durable form of photograph (technically a photographic negative), printed on a tin plate, then varnished. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tintype

1. a kind of photograph [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tintype

tintinnabulated
tintinnabulates
tintinnabulating
tintinnabulation
tintinnabulations
tintinnabulatory
tintinnabulous
tintinnabulum
tintle
tintless
tinto
tinto de verano
tintometer
tints
tinty
tintype (current term)
tintypes
tinware
tinwares
tinwork
tinworks
tiny
tinygram
tinygrams
tinyness
tinzenite
tioconazole
tioguanine
tiospirone
tiotropium

Literary usage of Tintype

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1. Wilson's Photographic Magazine (1914)
"How often it occurs that a tintype is the only portrait that remains of some person ... Who has not in their photographic career had a tintype brought to be ..."

2. Wilson's Photographic Magazine (1901)
"He turned to a cabinet and from a drawer took a small tintype. ... The tintype is perhaps the most exasperating picture that comes into the studio, ..."

3. The American Amateur Photographer (1898)
"They will not take to wet collodion, the process generally employed in tintype work, but very good results may be got on dry tintype ..."

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