thanks for the suggestion rick !
but ... i NEED the black processed out
emulsion to coat my emulsion on ...

it just hit me that my favorite street / postcard camera "the mandelette"
made by the chicago ferrotype company made silver gelatin tintypes
http://www.vintagephoto.tv/mandelette.shtml
http://www.vintagephoto.tv/smoker.shtml
http://www.vintagephoto.tv/ferdinand.shtml

- john

thanks scott !