Item 2008.001.1845 - [Portrait of John Lonctot's father]

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[Portrait of John Lonctot's father]

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  • [between 1855-1870s] (Creation)

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1 photograph: 4.5 x 5.5 (sight), in mount 6.5 x 10

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Item is a tintype, loose from mount. Cream card-frame with gold details and oval opening. Handwritten on back of card-frame "Probably the father of Uncle John Lonctot." Tintype is portrait of a man with beard and mustache. Hair is standing up on left side, like he has just removed a hat. He stares a camera. He wears a suit jacket and vest, no tie. White shirt underneath. Cheeks are tinted pink. All four corners are angled off.

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Tintype no longer adhered to card mount, it's been cut away from the mount. Card mount is yellowed, stained. Tintype is chipping and rusting along edges. Rippling of surface. Some white varnish residue along edges. Back of tintype has paper adhered to it that is spotting brown.

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