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Antique Tintype Photo in Frame Lady Girl Mother Daughter | eBay

Antique Tintype Photo in Frame Lady Girl Mother Daughter | eBay

It doesn't get any better than this! Look at the way the child grabs onto her father's thumbs.  RUBY GLASS AMBROTYPE. Ambrotypes are positive images on glass, and need a black backing in order to be seen. The exception is ruby glass ambrotypes, on colored glass, which need no black backing. This is a ruby glass ambrotype.  DATE. The ambrotype era is generally considered to be 1854-1863.  SIZE. Half plate size (approximately 5 1/2 x 4 1/4 inches).  HOUSING. Black thermoplastic case…

Super intimate father & daughter half plate ruby glass ambrotype dad & child

It doesn't get any better than this! Look at the way the child grabs onto her father's thumbs. RUBY GLASS AMBROTYPE. Ambrotypes are positive images on glass, and need a black backing in order to be seen. The exception is ruby glass ambrotypes, on colored glass, which need no black backing. This is a ruby glass ambrotype. DATE. The ambrotype era is generally considered to be 1854-1863. SIZE. Half plate size (approximately 5 1/2 x 4 1/4 inches). HOUSING. Black thermoplastic case…

Grandmother With a Full Lap, Ambrotype, Circa 1857 by lisby1, via Flickr

Grandmother With a Full Lap, Ambrotype, Circa 1857 by lisby1, via Flickr

"This is my little darling," Ruby Ambrotype, Circa 1862    Don't worry. This is not a post-mortem. Inside the case the young mother wrote of her wee man, "This is my little darling. May God direct him and help him to be useful through life."

"This is my little darling," Ruby Ambrotype, Circa 1862 Don't worry. This is not a post-mortem. Inside the case the young mother wrote of her wee man, "This is my little darling. May God direct him and help him to be useful through life."

Bias Family, including man on far right side, Cesario Bias (1800-1866), who died in Richmond, VA

Bias Family, including man on far right side, Cesario Bias (1800-1866), who died in Richmond, VA

In 1967, Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to enter and complete the Boston Marathon as a numbered entry. She registered u...

In 1967, Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to enter and complete the Boston Marathon as a numbered entry. She registered u...

Probably blue eyes - lots of freckles - I am sure they were a great trial to her but they give her a character that so many others don't have.  Look at her collar on the left - the collar is obviously laid on top of the dress, not attached to it.  Wish I could figure out how to roll my hair under  like that!

Probably blue eyes - lots of freckles - I am sure they were a great trial to her but they give her a character that so many others don't have. Look at her collar on the left - the collar is obviously laid on top of the dress, not attached to it. Wish I could figure out how to roll my hair under like that!

Little boy helping his thirsty dog to get a drink from the drinking fountain • (photo: National Geographic)

Little boy helping his thirsty dog to get a drink from the drinking fountain • (photo: National Geographic)

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