and it spread throughout Europe and then quickly to America and the rest of the world.
Each photograph was the size of a visiting card, and such photograph cards were traded among friends and visitors.
This is my first attempt at making a list of B&H 16mm Projector models. Any corrections and additional information is appreciated.
Special thanks to Ken Layton for correcting errors and adding much information.
Tintype is the popular moniker for melainotype, which got its name from the dark color of the unexposed photographic plate, and ferrotype, named after the plate’s iron composition (for the record, tintypes contain no tin).
The Carte de Visite was slow to gain widespread use until 1859, when Disdéri published Emperor Napoleon III's photos in this format.
Hill, Ewell, Fitz Lee, Beauregard and Breckinridge, on one card.
Eshleman, Captain Foster’s Clerk,” written on verso.
Be sure to see additional Civil War Images under Stereos, Tintypes, Daguerreotypes, Ambrotypes, and Large Albumen Images.
Other Civil War-related CDVs are listed on the Political CDV page.