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Object Name Tintype
Description Tintype in copper frame. Copper frame has an oval cutout for image which features an older bearded man. He is wearing a dark suit, vest and tie and is visible from the chest up. His hair is somewhat unruly. The frame has an elaborate floral design. The handwriting on the back of the frame identifies the man as Amasa Gray.
Date late 19th c.
Medium metal, copper
Dimension Details h .25" x w 2.25" x d 2.75"
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 2002.0326
Provenance Handwritten on back of frame:
"Amasa Gray/b. 1801/d.1892"

Found with tintype was a typed letter and envelope with biographical details on Amasa Gray. See object file. The envelope reads: "Picture of Amasa Gray/Lived at Duffield Place, about one mile north of Burchard's Corners".
Source Ira Church Gray
Subjects Duffield Place
People Amasa Gray