Edsel, Eleanor, Clara and Henry Ford with Guests at Tintype Studio in Greenfield Village, 1929-1930

Summary

Just before the official dedication of his historical village in October 1929, Henry Ford decided to add a tintype photographic studio. Ford's staff worked feverishly to complete the building--designed to look like a small tintype studio from the 1870s and 1880s--in one day! Not long after it opened, Ford posed with family and friends in the Greenfield Village Tintype Studio for this group portrait.

Just before the official dedication of his historical village in October 1929, Henry Ford decided to add a tintype photographic studio. Ford's staff worked feverishly to complete the building--designed to look like a small tintype studio from the 1870s and 1880s--in one day! Not long after it opened, Ford posed with family and friends in the Greenfield Village Tintype Studio for this group portrait.

Material

Iron (Metal)
Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Tintype (Process)
Direct positive processes

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)
Brown

Dimensions

Height: 6 in  (cover)

Width: 4 in  (cover)

Height: 2.5 in  (tintype)

Width: 3.5 in  (tintype)

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