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SUPER FIRST-CLASS QUARTER-PLATE AMBROTYPE OF A MILITIA MUSICIAN

SUPER FIRST-CLASS QUARTER-PLATE AMBROTYPE OF A MILITIA MUSICIAN

Full standing image of a militia musician posed between a table and chair. The young clean-shaven subject wears a dark swallow-tail coat and white trousers with dark leg stripes on each side seam. The… (1054-169). Learn More »

IDENTIFIED SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF WOMAN IN VERY NICE UNION CASE

IDENTIFIED SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF WOMAN IN VERY NICE UNION CASE

Very nice bust image of a woman identified as Elizabeth Scattergood. She exhibits a typical 1840’s-50’s hairstyle and wears a dark dress with a white lace collar and a cameo brooch. Image has… (P14083). Learn More »

FRAMED QUARTERPLATE AMBROTYPE OF TWO FRIENDS SMOKING CIGARS

FRAMED QUARTERPLATE AMBROTYPE OF TWO FRIENDS SMOKING CIGARS

Image shows two men seated at a cloth covered table. The man on the left wears a light-colored high crown hat with a matching light-colored suit jacket with matching trousers. Under the jacket is a… (P14100). 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 »

$1,100.00
Originally $1,250.00

DOUBLE QUARTER PLATE UNION CASE WITH RUBY AMBROTYPE IMAGES

DOUBLE QUARTER PLATE UNION CASE WITH RUBY AMBROTYPE IMAGES

Union case features a raised image called, “Money Musk”, for an old fiddle tune. It shows people dancing as a man plays the fiddle. Floral and fruit border surrounds image. Case shows a small… (1043-180). Learn More »

FRAMED 1/2 PLATE SIZE AMBROTYPE OF AN UNIDENTIFIED OFFICER, POSSIBLY WITH THE 12TH NEW YORK STATE MILITIA

FRAMED 1/2 PLATE SIZE AMBROTYPE OF AN UNIDENTIFIED OFFICER, POSSIBLY WITH THE 12TH NEW YORK STATE MILITIA

Here is a fine, half-plate size, outdoor view ambrotype of an unidentified soldier set in a contemporary wooden frame. Taken outdoors in what appears to be the backyard of a home, this image is a bit… (P12618). Learn More »

$550.00
Originally $850.00

SIXTH PLATE TINTYPE OF YOUNG BOY WITH DOG

SIXTH PLATE TINTYPE OF YOUNG BOY WITH DOG

This is a three-quarter sitting view of a young boy sitting in a chair. Next to him, on top of what appears to be a trunk, is a dog. Boy is wearing a fancy, dark colored jacket and trousers with a… (894-13). Learn More »

$235.00
Originally $295.00

QUARTER PLATE AMBROTYPE OF FAMILY, DATED 1856

QUARTER PLATE AMBROTYPE OF FAMILY, DATED 1856

This is a waist up view of a man who is posed with five women, possibly his wife, mother and three daughters or sisters. Man is wearing a dark colored frock coat with a white shirt and cravat which is… (798-24). 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 »

$520.00
Originally $650.00

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF MAN WITH DOG

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF MAN WITH DOG

This is a three-quarter sitting view of a man who is wearing a dark colored frock coat and white shirt with cravat. He is holding a large dog on his lap. Image is clear with good contrast. Some very… (894-35). Learn More »

$440.00
Originally $550.00

HALF PLATE AMBROTYPE OF MAN WITH STEER

HALF PLATE AMBROTYPE OF MAN WITH STEER

This is a full standing view of a man who is wearing a dark colored frock coat, vest, trousers, white shirt with cravat and top hat. He is holding a lead which is attached to a large light colored… (894-38). Learn More »

$550.00
Originally $695.00

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF SPOTTED DOG

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF SPOTTED DOG

This is a full view of a spotted dog who is sitting on a platform on the floor. Image is clear with good contrast. Some light oxidation has occurred. Image comes housed in full pressed paper case,… (894-15). Learn More »

$360.00
Originally $450.00

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »


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M1826 MARINE CORPS MAMALUKE SWORD BY HORSTMANN & SONS

Manufactured: Philadelphia Maker: Horstmann & Sons Year: c1830 - 59 Model: M1826 Size: 32 inch Condition: Excellent+ The 1826 styles of the Marine Mamaluke have brought about straighter blades, acid etched blade designs, more curvature to the… (870-81). Learn More »

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