Tintype, Elderly man who may be visually impaired


Accession Number: 2004.88

Description: Tintype shows a head-and-shoulders portrait of an elderly man whose eyes appear to be very light in color. He is wearing a dark jacket, vest, and bow tie. Cheeks are lightly tinted. Tintype is taped to a white mat with an oval-shaped opening surrounded by an embossed design. Reverse of mat is blank. White tape has yellowed; mat is slightly soiled.

Medium: Sheet iron

Print Size: 2 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. tintype ; 4 x 2 1

Date: ca. 1860?

Photographer: unknown

Subjects: Adult blind. Photographs.