Complete Definition of "tintype"

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English
Etymology
From term|tin + term|type.

Pronunciation
IPA|/Ëtɪntaɪp/

Noun
en-noun

  1. An early, remarkably durable form of photograph (technically a photographic negative), printed on a tin plate, then varnished.

#*2006, Thomas Pynchon, Against the Day, Vintage 2007, p. 993:
#*:They'll show you tintypes of the kids more often than not, hell, they love em chavalitos.

See also
not on your tintype

ru:tintype

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