Lady With Hat; Unknown; 000/062b

From

Moruya and District Historical Society Museum

Name/Title

Lady With Hat

About this object

Tintype of an old lady. The subject is wearing a black dress with white lace trim around the neckline. The lady is wearing a large-brimmed straw hat that features a covering of dark material.

One of a set of 5 tintypes that are believed to be the Whittaker family of Moggendoura.

Maker

Unknown

Maker Role

Photographer

Medium and Materials

tin

Measurements

250 mm x 200 mm

Subject and Association Description

A tintype, also known as a melainotype or ferrotype, is a photograph made by creating a direct positive on a thin sheet of metal coated with a dark lacquer or enamel and used as the support for the photographic emulsion. Tintypes enjoyed their widest use during the 1860s and 1870s.

Subject and Association Keywords

Photography

Subject and Association Keywords

tintype

Subject and Association Keywords

Moggendoura

Subject and Association Keywords

Whittaker family

Object Type

Tintype

Object number

000/062b

Copyright Licence  

Attribution - No Derivatives (cc) Attribution - No Derivatives (cc)

Tags

tintype

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