1/6 PLATE AMBROTYPE OF UNION CAVALRY LIEUTENANT

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Item Code: 1117-255

Image is of a young Union 1st lieutenant seated and cradling an ornate eagle head sword with “D” shaped guard and bone grip. He wears a dark forage cap with crossed sabers attached to the front, dark cavalry shell jacket with matching dark trousers. The subject has 1st lieutenant shoulder straps that are highlighted with gilt paint. He also wears gauntlets.

Image is very clear with excellent contrast. There is some minor crackling to the surface of the paint on the back of the image. Some of these are perceptible in the image but are minor.

The photograph comes with the stamped brass frame and mat with the usual decorative swirls.

Case is complete and exterior shows light wear. Case is marked MEADE BROTHERS EXCHANGE ALBANY, N. Y.”     [ad]

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