Ambrotypes

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SIXTH-PLATE AMBROTYPE OF UNION OFFICER WITH SWORD

SIXTH-PLATE AMBROTYPE OF UNION OFFICER WITH SWORD

This is an uncased ambrotype of a seated Union officer. He is posed in full uniform: single breasted frock with shoulder straps, sword belt, saber, and trousers with piping. His kepi is on table next… (1043-242). Learn More »

WONDERFUL SEATED VIEW OF A MILITIAMAN HOUSED IN A UNION CASE

WONDERFUL SEATED VIEW OF A MILITIAMAN HOUSED IN A UNION CASE

1/6 plate ambrotype image of a young militiaman seated next to a cloth covered table that holds his 1858 dress hat. The subject wears a dark frock coat with matching dark trousers with a wide light… (P14093). Learn More »

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF BOY IN A HEAVY COAT

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF BOY IN A HEAVY COAT

Image shows a boy in his early teens with long dark hair and tinted cheeks wearing a dark coat with a black collar. Contrast and clarity are very good.  Stamped brass mat is bright with a scalloped… (1054-699). Learn More »

POSTMORTEM RUBY AMBROTYPE OF A CHILD IN A UNION CASE

POSTMORTEM RUBY AMBROTYPE OF A CHILD IN A UNION CASE

Photograph is a sixth-plate image of a child between four and six years old lying on a bed of white pillows or cushions. His hair is neatly combed and he wears a dark jacket with white under sleeves… (1043-262). Learn More »

FULL PLATE AMBROTYPE OF AN OLDER WOMAN IN DOUBLE VIEW CASE - MAT MARKED “BRADY”

FULL PLATE AMBROTYPE OF AN OLDER WOMAN IN DOUBLE VIEW CASE - MAT MARKED “BRADY”

Very nice, clean, clear, ambrotype of an older woman wearing a dark dress and dark lace shawl and dark fingerless gloves. She also wears a white lace collar with a brooch. On her head is a white lace… (P14169). Learn More »

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


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QUARTER PLATE TINTYPE OF US CIVIL WAR SURGEON, VERY RARE

This is a full standing view of a Union Civil War surgeon. He is wearing a dark colored double breasted frock coat with epaulets, lighter colored trousers, sword belt and forage cap with insignia. The two rows of buttons on the coat indicate a rank… (344-2381). Learn More »

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