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* see [https://blog.scienceandmediamuseum.org.uk/find-out-when-a-photo-was-taken-identify-ferrotype-tintype/] for examples of ferrotype (also called tintype) photographs, a process invented in USA in the 1870s.
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The British Ferrotype Company, camera maker, of Blackpool, England

c.1905 Made the Telephot magazine camera which used miniature ferrotype plates. After each exposure the exposed plate was released to drop into the collecting box where there was developer; the stack of unexposed plates was moved by a spring so that an unused plate was brought into the image plane. The Telephot had a simple sight as a viewfinder.

c.1915 Company closed

  • see [1] for examples of ferrotype (also called tintype) photographs, a process invented in USA in the 1870s.

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  • Camerapedia website [2]