Nice picture of serious young lady in dress of the period, brooch in her collar. Hand-painted gold in her collar brooch, some pink added to her cheeks.
Nice oval wood case, flower in vase motif.
Ornate design preserver, missing section LR. No felt left side of case.
Image is 1/16th plate.
Case: 2-1/8 x 1-7/8 x 5/8”
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, but lesser use of the medium persisted into the early 20th century and it has been revived as a novelty in the 21st.
Listed in the Maryland Historical Society Saint-Memin Print Collection as: ‘Gilmore, Mrs. William Baltimore 1803...
Handwritten on card: ‘Samuel Purviance, 1805.’ Image is glued to cardboard card. ‘Samuel D. Purviance ...