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[fer-uh-tahyp] /ˈfɛr əˌtaɪp/ Photography

verb (used with object), ferrotyped, ferrotyping.
to put a glossy surface on (a print) by pressing, while wet, on a metal sheet (ferrotype tin)
Also called tintype. a positive photograph made on a sensitized sheet of enameled iron or tin.
the process of making such photographs.
a photographic print produced directly in a camera by exposing a sheet of iron or tin coated with a sensitized enamel
the process by which such a print is produced


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