A Parsi Gentleman Gemtype

A Parsi Gentleman

The smallest tintypes were called gems for their tiny (1⁄2-by-1 inch) size. They were often inserted into lockets and worn by a loved one on a piece of jewelry.

Gem tintype mounted on CDV
0.50 x 1 in. (1.3 x 2.5 cm.)
Photographer: Richard P. Estabrooke, c. 1870