Ambrotypes

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QUARTER PLATE TINTYPE OF US CIVIL WAR SURGEON, VERY RARE

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… (344-2381). Learn More »

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 »

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 »

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF BLACK AND WHITE DOG

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF BLACK AND WHITE DOG

This is a full view of a dog standing while facing the camera. Image is clear with fair contrast. Some light oxidation has occurred. Image comes housed in full pressed paper case, which is in very… (894-34). Learn More »

QUARTER PLATE AMBROTYPES OF MAN AND WOMAN

QUARTER PLATE AMBROTYPES OF MAN AND WOMAN

These images are both three-quarter sitting views view of a middle aged couple. The man is wearing a dark colored civilian frock coat, double breasted vest, white shirt, cravat and dark colored… (516-181). Learn More »

 GROUP OF IMAGES RELATED TO THE FAMOUS TIPTON FAMILY OF GETTYSBURG

GROUP OF IMAGES RELATED TO THE FAMOUS TIPTON FAMILY OF GETTYSBURG

This is a lot of 11 images all believed to be of members of the William H. Tipton family. William H. Tipton was a local Gettysburg photographer who began his association with the battlefield at the… (365-07). Learn More »

1/6TH AMBROTYPE PLATE OF FRENCH ZOUAVE DRUMMER BOY

1/6TH AMBROTYPE PLATE OF FRENCH ZOUAVE DRUMMER BOY

Ca. late 1850s/early 1860s. Full lea. case [broken hinge] with brass frame matte. Oval image features young ten or eleven year old drummer boy in standing studio pose w/left arm resting on table. Boy… (555-01). Learn More »

CIVIL WAR ERA SIXTH-PLATE AMBROTYPE OF A MAN & HIS LITTLE DAUGHTER

CIVIL WAR ERA SIXTH-PLATE AMBROTYPE OF A MAN & HIS LITTLE DAUGHTER

The subject of this image is a middle aged man holding his very young daughter on his lap. The man is dressed in the usual dark suit with white shirt and dark tie. His face is bearded and stern… (783-29). Learn More »

HALF-PLATE AMBROTYPE OF TWO SOLDIERS AND FAMILY

HALF-PLATE AMBROTYPE OF TWO SOLDIERS AND FAMILY

The subjects of this half-plate ambrotype appear to be a family of two brothers and two sisters. Both of the soldiers appear to be in their late teens or early twenties and have enough of a… (729-82). 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 »

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Originally $950.00

GROUP OF ITEMS ID’D TO MARYLAND SOLDIER

GROUP OF ITEMS ID’D TO MARYLAND SOLDIER

This group of items came out of a Maryland estate and the family names involved lived in Baltimore and the surrounding area. The names on the documents are for people who were born right after the… (579-01). Learn More »

RUBY AMBROTYPE OF WHAT MAY BE AN AMERICAN INDIAN IN UNIFORM

RUBY AMBROTYPE OF WHAT MAY BE AN AMERICAN INDIAN IN UNIFORM

Nice clear 1/9 plate ruby ambrotype of a dark skinned man wearing a light colored coat with small brass buttons, dark vest open at the throat, white shirt and a dark bow tie. The coat he is wearing… (708-01). Learn More »

¼ PLATE AMBROTYPE OF MILITIA OFFICER IN FULL DRESS UNIFORM, C1850s

¼ PLATE AMBROTYPE OF MILITIA OFFICER IN FULL DRESS UNIFORM, C1850s

Missing its frame & case, this image features bearded officer in a standing, frontal pose.  Dressed to the nines, the soldier sports a plumed fore & aft chapeau, shell jacket with embroidered… (458-184). 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 »

TWO 1/6TH AMBROTYPE IMAGES OF UNIDENTIFIED 5TH NEW YORK ZOUAVE CORPORAL

TWO 1/6TH AMBROTYPE IMAGES OF UNIDENTIFIED 5TH NEW YORK ZOUAVE CORPORAL

The subject appears in uniform dress in one image, and in civilian dress in the other. The uniformed image is a ruby ambrotype which comes in full leather case with oval brass matte & blue velvet… (413-13). Learn More »


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RARE CASED CIVIL WAR PERIOD EMBALMING SURGEON’S CHEMICAL BOTTLES

During the early part of the Civil War it was the Embalming Surgeons that performed the embalming procedure. Most of the men were military surgeons, some were civilian surgeons that took up the trade and became Embalming Surgeons. Dr. Thomas Holmes,… (M25239). Learn More »

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