Silver collodion on japanned iron plates, 1-1/2" x 1"
No indication of photographer's identity.
Two small portrait busts of young African American men or boys. One wears a jacket and tie. The other tintype, in somewhat worse condition, is bent and abraded and has a hole in the top, and shows a young man wearing a broad-brimmed hat, vest, and jacket, no tie.
African American Portrait Tintypes, ca. 1880-1900, Archives Center, National Museum of American History