Platinum Histograph Heirloom MiniaturesTM are ACEO sized handmade platinum and platinum/palladium fine art prints created by master darkroom photographer, Tim Layton. If you are interested in larger gallery prints, check out Tim's Platinum Histograph Heirloom Fine Art PrintsTM for more information.
Tim Layton, an artistic innovator invented the Platinum HistographTM, inviting you to use your senses to take a step back in time. This visceral experience of holding history in your hands delights history buffs, art collectors, photographers and art enthusiasts with craftsmanship, artistry, and history through a curated collection of fine platinum prints in a small format that opens up the joy of collecting fine art to just about everyone in the modern world.
Tim is the first black and white fine art darkroom photographer in the world creating and selling Platinum Histograph Heirloom MiniaturesTM.
Each Platinum Histograph Heirloom MiniatureTM begins by Tim Layton using a 19th-century style large format film camera and exposing sheets of black and white film. After the field work, Tim heads back to his darkroom studio in the mountains and develops the sheet film to the specifications suitable to create Platinum HistographsTM.
All Platinum Histograph Heirloom MiniaturesTM are artist original limited edition of 50 each. As with the larger limited edition Platinum Histograph Heirloom PrintsTM, each heirloom miniature is signed, dated, and numbered. Every Platinum Histograph Heirloom MiniatureTM comes standard with a protective sleeve so that it can be handled, viewed, and enjoyed safely at home and when mobile.
Platinum Histograph Heirloom MiniaturesTM are shipped in an extra rigid cardboard photo mailer to ensure it arrives safely to your home or office. If you want your new Platinum Histograph Heirloom MiniaturesTM mounted on acid-free mat board and/or a window mat custom cut, Tim is happy to do that for you at a reasonable price that we can be discussed at the time of purchase. Tim also make custom handmade frames from reclaimed wood.