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HALF PLATE TINTYPE OF A LITTLE BOY

HALF PLATE TINTYPE OF A LITTLE BOY

Image shows a boy of approx. two years age seated in a puffy padded chair in front of a woodland backdrop. The boy is seated with one leg under the other. He wears an interesting mix of clothing. He… (1043-317). Learn More »

SIXTH PLATE TINTYPE OF CHRISTOPHER C. SHOFNER, CO. K, 8th TENNESSEE INFANTRY, CSA, DIED AS PRISONER OF WAR 1864

SIXTH PLATE TINTYPE OF CHRISTOPHER C. SHOFNER, CO. K, 8th TENNESSEE INFANTRY, CSA, DIED AS PRISONER OF WAR 1864

These two images from the Shofner family of Tennessee portray Jeptha Shofner (1811-1886) in a nicely tinted daguerreotype, and his son Christopher Columbus Shofner (1842-1864) in a Confederate uniform… (846-205). Learn More »

GEM SIZE TINTYPE IN CDV MOUNT OF UNKNOWN UNION ARTILLERYMAN

GEM SIZE TINTYPE IN CDV MOUNT OF UNKNOWN UNION ARTILLERYMAN

Item is a CDV card with a gem size image of a Union artilleryman attached. Image shows a young soldier wearing a dark slouch hat with crossed cannons on the crown and an artillery shell jacket. Image… (1054-991). Learn More »

NINTH PLATE TINTYPE OF CONFEDERATE SOLDIER WEARING A “FORKED TONGUE” FRAME BUCKLE

NINTH PLATE TINTYPE OF CONFEDERATE SOLDIER WEARING A “FORKED TONGUE” FRAME BUCKLE

Image is of a young Confederate soldier seated and leaning against a table. He wears a dark sack coat with a medium colored shirt and a large bowtie with a print pattern. At his waist is a wide… (490-2263). Learn More »

SIXTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF A YOUNG GIRL HOLDING A LITTLE BASKET

SIXTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF A YOUNG GIRL HOLDING A LITTLE BASKET

Image is a straight on view of a 4 or 5 year old little girl seated in a small chair. She has dark hair that is accentuated by two little gold gilt earrings. She also wears a light colored dress with… (1043-310). Learn More »

NICE NINTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF PENNSYLVANIA SOLDIER IN UNION CASE

NICE NINTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF PENNSYLVANIA SOLDIER IN UNION CASE

Image is of a young soldier wearing his dark forage cap at a jaunty angle. His dark frock coat is open to show a lighter colored vest underneath which is also open to display a tie with crosshatched… (1043-205). Learn More »

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TINTYPE OF A GROUP OF CHILDREN AND THEIR PETS

TINTYPE OF A GROUP OF CHILDREN AND THEIR PETS

Outdoor image is a sixth plate that lacks the brass mat, frame and case. This charming group photos is of six children ranging in age from less than a year to nine or ten years old and they appear to… (894-152). Learn More »

SIXTH PLATE TINTYPE OF NORTHERN MILITIAMAN

SIXTH PLATE TINTYPE OF NORTHERN MILITIAMAN

Subject is seated in a chair hold his kepi in his hand. He wears a dark frock coat with gilt tinted Russian shoulder knots, buttons and single looped cuff piping. Each cuff also has three gilt… (1054-119). Learn More »

QUARTER-PLATE TINTYPE OF TWO SOLDIERS & US FLAG IN PATRIOTIC UNION CASE

QUARTER-PLATE TINTYPE OF TWO SOLDIERS & US FLAG IN PATRIOTIC UNION CASE

Great image of two Union soldiers posed in front of a painted backdrop of a camp scene with flying full color US flag. One soldier is seated and the other stands by a painted in tree next to an… (1054-65). Learn More »

DOUBLE QUARTER-PLATE UNION CASE WITH PATRIOTIC MOTIF

DOUBLE QUARTER-PLATE UNION CASE WITH PATRIOTIC MOTIF

The first image in this double quarter-plate case is a full seated tintype of a Union cavalryman. The subject is posed holding is Model 1860 cavalry saber between his knees. He wears a dark cavalry… (1054-127). Learn More »

OUTDOOR QUARTER-PLATE TINTYPE OF NORTHERN MUSICIANS

OUTDOOR QUARTER-PLATE TINTYPE OF NORTHERN MUSICIANS

This is a cased tintype showing seven Northern musicians posing outdoors. All wear civilian style frock coats and white vests. The six men in the front are all holding instruments and wear forage caps… (37-413). Learn More »

QUARTER-PLATE TINTYPE – OUTDOOR VIEW OF NEW HAMPSHIRE FAMILIES IN WAGONS

QUARTER-PLATE TINTYPE – OUTDOOR VIEW OF NEW HAMPSHIRE FAMILIES IN WAGONS

This is a cased quarter-plate tintype showing several groups of civilians (families?) in their wagons while on an outing. Horizontal format. Good detail visible in center, with image going dark at… (37-412). Learn More »

QUAD NINTH PLATE UNION CASE WITH ONE IMAGE

QUAD NINTH PLATE UNION CASE WITH ONE IMAGE

Union case is meant to house four ninth-plate images. Cover shows a raised image of an antebellum mother holding her daughter on her lap with a cat and a dog. One corner at the lower back has a piece… (1054-184). Learn More »

OUTDOOR 1880’S TINTYPE OF SOLDIER IN CAMP WITH STACKED MUSKETS

OUTDOOR 1880’S TINTYPE OF SOLDIER IN CAMP WITH STACKED MUSKETS

Image is a very nice outdoor view of a soldier standing in front of an open wall tent. The subject wears a dark 1880’s kepi with crossed rifles on the front, a dark single-breasted frock coat with… (1054-707). Learn More »

TINTYPE OF A UNION 1ST LIEUTENANT IN A THERMOPLASTIC “OREO” CASE

TINTYPE OF A UNION 1ST LIEUTENANT IN A THERMOPLASTIC “OREO” CASE

The thermoplastic case is circular and meas. approx. 1.75 inches across. Both sides have a raised geometric decoration that is in wonderful condition. Design is very pronounced and has no chips or… (1043-191). Learn More »

NINTH PLATE TINTYPE OF MAN IN EXCELLENT UNION CASE

NINTH PLATE TINTYPE OF MAN IN EXCELLENT UNION CASE

Image shows a middle-aged man in a dark civilian suit with a slightly lighter color vest. Image has good clarity but contrast is a little dark. Mat and frame are the usual scroll type. Union case is… (1043-259). Learn More »

NINTH PLATE TINTYPE OF A CIVILIAN IN A SUPERB UNION CASE

NINTH PLATE TINTYPE OF A CIVILIAN IN A SUPERB UNION CASE

Image is a very clear ninth plate waist-up view of a man in a dark civilian suit. The photo itself is in very nice condition however the Union case it is in is super nice. Exterior of the case has a… (1043-269). Learn More »

FULL STANDING QUARTER-PLATE TIN OF UNION SOLDIER AND WIFE

FULL STANDING QUARTER-PLATE TIN OF UNION SOLDIER AND WIFE

Tintype shows the soldier and wife fully dressed for the outdoors and posed standing side by side. The soldier wears a dark slouch hat with an infantry hunting horn on the front, a dark overcoat, dark… (1054-152). Learn More »

TINTYPE IMAGE OF SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR ERA SOLDIER

TINTYPE IMAGE OF SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR ERA SOLDIER

Unusual sized tintype meas. approx. 3.00 x 4.50 inches showing a seated young soldier wearing a dark 5-button sack coat with three buttons on each cuff and light trousers. Image has good clarity and… (450-167). Learn More »

HALF PLATE TINTYPE OF A WOMAN IN A WONDERFUL UNION CASE TITLED “AMERICAN COUNTRY LIFE”

HALF PLATE TINTYPE OF A WOMAN IN A WONDERFUL UNION CASE TITLED “AMERICAN COUNTRY LIFE”

Image is a half-plate tintype of a young woman wearing a dark colored dress with a small white lace collar. She has a dark bow in her hair and a brooch at her throat. The image is clear but the… (1043-179). Learn More »


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BEAUTIFUL PATTERN 1839 OFFICERS SHOULDER BELT PLATE

Very attractive plate made of solid brass. Face of plate has applied silver “US” in gothic script inside an applied silver wreath surrounded by a sunburst. The rays of the sunburst are raised and are part of the cast plate. Reverse has three wide… (160-13). Learn More »

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