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An unknown woman sat for a tintype portrait while wearing a straw hat. The tintype, also known as ferrotypes, rose to popularity during the Civil War era, slowly falling out of favor as the turn of the century approached.
About This Item
- Title: Young woman in straw hat, ca. 1900
- Creation Date: circa 1900
- Subject Date: circa 1900
- Media: Tintype
- Dimensions: 6.3 cm x 8.9 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 2003, Box 5/7 (2008.500.0052)
- Collection: Early photography collection
- Object Type: Image
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