Lady With Hat; Unknown; 000/062b
Lady With HatAbout 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.
PhotographerMedium and Materials
250 mm x 200 mmSubject 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
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