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19th century Folk Art Painted Tintype

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    Posted 11 years ago

    Joey
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    This was found in an old King James bible in Little Rock, Arkansas. I've never seen a painted tintype with one figure completely overpainted and the other with the actual photographed face still exposed. Probably the best painted tintype I've ever seen.

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    Comments

    1. daguerreimage, 11 years ago
      Folk Art at its best! Great tintype!
    2. August August, 11 years ago
      Amazing piece. Simply amazing.

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