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Pre-photographic

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Carbon
Silver Gelatin DOP
Chromogenic Color
Dye Imbibition
Instant
Silver-Dye Bleach
Albumen
Salted Paper
Gelatin POP
Collodion POP
Matte Collodion
Cyanotype
Platinum
Tintype
Chromogenic Color Slide Film
Carbro
Ambrotype
Screen Plate
Gelatin Dry Plate
Direct Carbon (Fresson)

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Notes on this view:

Early tintypes were presented in cases similar to ambrotypes and daguerreotypes. Cased objects typically consist of the photograph, a brass mat, a cover glass, and a preserver placed into a case. Cases were made of wood covered in embossed paper or leather and lined with velvet. The lids had a silk or velvet covered pad. This case is covered with embossed paper and has a velvet pad.

Here, the cover glass is in direct contact with the tintype and the brass mat is on top of the glass. The brass preserver, seen around the perimeter, functions to hold the package together. The lid to the case is detached, a common form of deterioration for cased objects.