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  • noun Plural form of ambrotype.

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Examples

  • Tom Liljenquist, 58, a McLean jeweler, last year began giving the Library of Congress almost 700 Civil War-era ambrotypes and tintypes that he and his three sons had amassed over the past 15 years.

    Images of the Civil War

  • They are either on glass, called ambrotypes, or on metal, known as tintypes.

    Photos of US Civil War Soldiers Donated to Library of Congress

  • They are either on glass, called ambrotypes, or on metal, known as tintypes.

    Photos of US Civil War Soldiers Donated to Library of Congress

  • We can glimpse those children at different ages in the historic site's gallery of ambrotypes and daguerreotypes.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • Tintypes replaced daguerreotypes and ambrotypes, and made photography more accessible to the masses.

    The Sock Monkey Tintype Woman « knitnut.net

  • By the 1850s, studios made ambrotypes, images captured on glass with a mixture of ether and gun cotton; tintypes, photos made by coating iron plates with light-sensitive chemicals; and card photographs, prints mounted on cardboard.

    The Photo Detective

  • Tintypes were invented in the mid-1850s, became more common by the 1870s, and stuck around through the 1920s, overlapping with ambrotypes, cartes de visite and cabinet cards.

    Antique photograph of the week: Ottawa snow and a boat named Louise « knitnut.net

  • This is in addition of my ‘hard’ image collection of daguerreotypes, ambrotypes and tintypes, which go back as far as the 1840s.

    Antique photograph of the week: Smiling baby « knitnut.net

  • Pangle stood beside him, and theirs was the proud and nervous pose men struck when having ambrotypes made at the start of the war, though instead of rifle musket and Colt pistol and bowie knife, Stobrod and Pangle held fiddle and banjo before them as defining implements.

    Cold Mountain

  • Pangle stood beside him, and theirs was the proud and nervous pose men struck when having ambrotypes made at the start of the war, though instead of rifle musket and Colt pistol and bowie knife, Stobrod and Pangle held fiddle and banjo before them as defining implements.

    Cold Mountain

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