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CLASSIC NINTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF A SOUTHERN SOLDIER

CLASSIC NINTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF A SOUTHERN SOLDIER

This waist-up view shows a clean-shaven young soldier wearing a dark forage cap and gray jacket with a dark, solid color collar. Six buttons are visible, though we can’t quite make out the motifs on… (141-113). Learn More »

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF A SEATED SOUTH CAROLINA CONFEDERATE SOLDIER DISPLAYING A PHOTOGRAPHIC CASE FOR THE CAMERA

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF A SEATED SOUTH CAROLINA CONFEDERATE SOLDIER DISPLAYING A PHOTOGRAPHIC CASE FOR THE CAMERA

This nice view of a young southern soldier comes from an estate in Rock Hill, York County, South Carolina. No family name has been preserved, but units such as the 4th, 5th, 7th, 12th, 13th and 17th… (141-120). Learn More »

EXCELLENT HALF PLATE AMBROTYPE OF A FAMILY

EXCELLENT HALF PLATE AMBROTYPE OF A FAMILY

This wonderful image shows a father and mother seated in chairs with their three children standing around them. The bearded father sits at left center wearing the usual dark suit with white shirt and… (1054-170). Learn More »

1/2 PLATE AMBROTYPE OF AN OLDER WOMAN

1/2 PLATE AMBROTYPE OF AN OLDER WOMAN

Measuring 6 x 8", matted against heavy white card, mounted in wooden period frame with inner gilt trim, measuring 11.25 x 13.75", with newsprint ["The Sun, London, May 17 18__?] covering reverse… (30-1380). Learn More »

$135.00
Originally $195.00

QUARTER PLATE AMBROTYPE OF HENRY H. JACKSON – GUSS’ CO., PENNSYLVANIA INDEPENDENT LIGHT ARTILLERY (1863 EMERGENCY TROOPS)

QUARTER PLATE AMBROTYPE OF HENRY H. JACKSON – GUSS’ CO., PENNSYLVANIA INDEPENDENT LIGHT ARTILLERY (1863 EMERGENCY TROOPS)

Waist-up ambrotype of a lanky and lean bearded Union soldier. The subject is identified as Henry H. Jackson by a modern handwritten label and Xerox of a 1912 obituary taped inside the case. Jackson… (1054-129). Learn More »

1/6 PLATE AMROTYPE - SEATED VIEW OF TWO CIGAR-SMOKING UNION SOLDIERS

1/6 PLATE AMROTYPE - SEATED VIEW OF TWO CIGAR-SMOKING UNION SOLDIERS

One sixth size image, brass oval frame, in highly attractive, purple velvet lined gutta percha case. Clear image of two young seated soldiers, clad in slouch hats and soldier vests, with cigars… (968-02). Learn More »

$375.00
Originally $475.00
SOLD

NINTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF 15TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY PRIVATE WITH SLIGHT DAMAGE

NINTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF 15TH PENNSYLVANIA CAVALRY PRIVATE WITH SLIGHT DAMAGE

Image is a three-quarter seated view of a bearded soldier wearing the distinctive dark shell jacket with a double row of piping down the front peculiar to the 15th Pennsylvania Cavalry. He also wears… (945-254). Learn More »

NINTH PLATE AMBROTYPE - WAIST UP VIEW OF A NEW YORK MILITIAMAN

NINTH PLATE AMBROTYPE - WAIST UP VIEW OF A NEW YORK MILITIAMAN

Clean clear image on glass of a young man with close cropped hair and the start of a goatee wearing a dark Zouave style jacket open at the front. The jacket is piped along each edge and covered with a… (224-346). Learn More »

NINTH PLATE RUBY AMBROTYPE OF CIVIL WAR PERIOD WOMAN

NINTH PLATE RUBY AMBROTYPE OF CIVIL WAR PERIOD WOMAN

Waist-up view of a young lady wearing a dark dress with a scattered floral pattern and white lace collar. She is posed with both hands in her lap. Just visible off to one side is part of a pillar and… (998-373). Learn More »

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPES OF LADY & CHILD

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPES OF LADY & CHILD

Images show full seated views of a lady and a child. Lady is wearing a dark colored silk dress with white collar and dark colored ribbon tie. Child is wearing a printed cotton dress with sash around… (998-382). Learn More »

NINTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF LADY

NINTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF LADY

Image shows a lovely lady who is wearing a dark bodice with wide white collar and a lighter colored silk skirt. On her hands she is wearing black lace mitts. She wears a brooch and ear bobs which have… (998-375). Learn More »

NINTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF LADY

NINTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF LADY

Image shows a lovely lady who is wearing a dark colored silk dress with white collar and undersleeves. She is wearing a brooch and rings. Her jewelry was highlighted in gold by the photographer. Image… (998-405). Learn More »

WONDERFUL QUARTER PLATE AMBROTYPE OF A MILITIA DRUMMER BOY

WONDERFUL QUARTER PLATE AMBROTYPE OF A MILITIA DRUMMER BOY

Image shows a young boy, approx. 10-12 years old, standing beside his snare drum. He wears a dark slouch hat pinned up in the front with a cockade. He also wears a gray nine button tail coat, white… (1013-06). Learn More »

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF TWO LADIES

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF TWO LADIES

Image shows a three-quarter view of two lovely ladies, likely sisters. They are wearing matching plaid dresses with white collars and cuffs. Both are wearing brooches, ear bobs and rings, all of which… (998-384). Learn More »

NINTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF YOUNG LADY

NINTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF YOUNG LADY

Image shows a lovely young lady who is wearing a plaid silk dress with black lace collar and large bow. Her cheeks were tinted pink by the photographer and she is wearing ear bobs. Dates to circa… (998-374). Learn More »

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF MAN

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF MAN

Image shows a waist-up view of a man wearing a dark colored frock coat, light colored vest, white shirt, cravat and dark colored hat. Image is clear with good contrast. Shows light oxidation. Image is… (998-391). Learn More »

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF GIRL ON CHAIR

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF GIRL ON CHAIR

This is a full seated view of a toddler girl. She is wearing a printed dress with bows at the shoulders and has her blonde hair arranged in curls. Image is clear with good contrast, but some oxidation… (894-41). Learn More »

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF STEPHEN BROWNE

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF STEPHEN BROWNE

This is a waist-up seated view of a man who is wearing a dark colored frock coat, vest and white shirt with cravat. Some light oxidation has occurred on edges of the image. Enclosed with the image is… (516-234). Learn More »

QUARTER PLATE AMBROTYPE OF MAN AND WOMAN WITH DOG

QUARTER PLATE AMBROTYPE OF MAN AND WOMAN WITH DOG

This is a waist-up seated view of a woman and man with a small dog sitting on the man’s lap. The woman is wearing a dark colored dress with white collar and cuffs, as well as a brooch and ear bobs.… (894-06). Learn More »

QUARTER PLATE AMBROTYPE OF MAN AND WOMAN HOLDING RIFLES WITH DOG

QUARTER PLATE AMBROTYPE OF MAN AND WOMAN HOLDING RIFLES WITH DOG

This is a full view of a man and woman sitting in chairs with a dog lying between them.  Man is wearing a shirt, sweater, trousers and hat. Woman is wearing a short sleeved blouse, skirt with sash,… (894-18). Learn More »


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UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS USED MODEL 1850 STAFF AND FIELD OFFICER’S SWORD BY AMES MFG. CO., CHICOPEE, MASS.

In 1859 the US Marine Corps regulations changed. The prized Mamaluke style sword was replaced with the same regulation sword used by the Army. This would later be reversed and today the Marines still carry the Mamaluke sword. It is exceedingly rare… (870-52). Learn More »

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