Oshawa Public Libraries' Newspaper Index
LH1194 Family Portrait - Johns, Newton


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
Tintype - Johns Family Portrait with Newton Johns in the back.
Notes:
Tintypes were made from around 1850 through the turn of the twentieth century. Usually around the size of a business card, they were often given to visitors as a momento of the family. The photo emulsion was put onto a piece of black painted tin and then exposed to reveal the image. Due to the fact that they are not as delicate as the versions which were done on silver, they are often found loose or in a photo album with their paper contemporaries.
Inscriptions:
"Newton John(s) standing in back"
Date of Original:
ca. 1900
Dimensions:
Width: 8.5 cm
Height: 6.5 cm
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Newton Johns
Local identifier:
LH1194
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    fltLatitude: 43.90012
    Latitude: 43.90012 Longitude: -78.84957
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Eva Saether,

Local History and Genealogy Librarian,

65 Bagot Street,

Oshawa, ON L1H 1N2

LH1194 Family Portrait - Johns, Newton
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LH1194 Family Portrait - Johns, Newton


Tintype - Johns Family Portrait with Newton Johns in the back.