Who Were They?

Lost and forgotten photos from the past

Today we have a tintype in a paper folder. There is no identification of the child in the image and this was purchased as part of a large lot of “old photos” off ebay. If you enlarge the photo, you can see what appears to be the arm of a parent reaching in from the right side and holding the child in place. It’s difficult to date a tintype because they were popular in various forms from 1860 through World War 2! However, it’s likely that this tintype is from 1865 to 1880.

One thought on “Vintage baby

  1. Look at those little shoes.. I did not know that tin types were made all the way through to WWII ..interesting! :)


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