Forgotten Marriage: The Painted Tintype And The Decorative Frame, 1860 - 1910

Curated by: Dr. Stanley Burns

A landmark exhibition presenting a comprehensive overview of the painted tintype photograph and the elaborate and diverse ways in which they were framed. The tintype was used by millions as a way to affordably capture images of family, friends and colleagues, including those of the recently deceased.

Drawn from one of the most extraordinary private photography collections in the world, the Stanley B. Burns, M.D. Collection, N.Y.

Events

July 27, 7 p.m. | Lecture by Dr. Stanley Burns

Forgotten Marriage, Installation view, 1995
Forgotten Marriage, Installation view, 1995
Forgotten Marriage, Gallery Invitation - front
Gallery Invitation - front
Forgotten Marriage, Gallery Invitation - back
Gallery Invitation - back

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