Tintype, hand-colored, 10 x 8 inches, original frame, c.1860s
Tintype, hand-colored, 10 x 8 inches, original frame, c.1860s 
Tintype, lightly tinted, 10 x 8 inches, c.1860s Tintype, hand-colored, 10 x 8 inches, c.1860s Tintype, hand-colored, 10 x 8 inches, c.1860s-1870s
 
         

Gary Edwards


14 Wolf Swamp Lane  
11968 Southampton
 

www.garymedwards.com    

garymedwards@mac.com  

 
A collection of 40 full plate, hand-colored tintypes of African Americans, 1850s-60s. Tintypes of this description are rare, and generally carry neither the artist's nor the sitter's name. One photograph notes "June Anderson born in slavery at Big Spring Tennessee, died in Kentucky. Saved her money for this picture. Named June after a june bug." Another carries the identification "John Russell, mother Codelia Russell, father white." For sale only as a collection.