THREE QUARTER STANDING VIEW OF AN ARMED 12TH REGIMENT CORPORAL

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Sixth plate tintype shows a bearded Union soldier facing the camera and standing at the position of “ORDER, ARMS” in front of a painted backdrop of a curtained window.

The subject wears the Model 1858 “Hardee” or dress hat with one side of the brim turned up, a hat cord, a company letter “D” and an infantry hunting horn with the number “12” at center. The company letter and hunting horn are touched with gilt. He also wears a frock coat with Corporal stripes on each sleeve and dark trousers. At his side is his musket with fixed bayonet and at his waist is his belt with oval “US” plate, empty bayonet scabbard, cap box and cartridge box worn on the belt. Buttons of the coat and “US” on the belt plate are touched with gilt.

Clarity is excellent. Contrast is good. Mat has a scalloped edge with floral decorations. Stamped brass frame is the usual pattern. Image is housed in a complete leather case with a repaired spine. Inside pad is red velvet. Attached is a collector tag.  [ad]

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