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EMPTY CDV ALBUM

EMPTY CDV ALBUM

CDV album has brown leatherette cover heavily embossed with geometric decorations on both covers and spine. The spine has a strong gold stamping that reads “ALBUM.”  Cover is in good condition… (2020-838). Learn More »

THE NORFOLK LIGHT ARTILLERY BLUES! IMPRESSIVE HALF PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE BY WHITEHURST IN A WONDERFUL WHITEHURST CASE

THE NORFOLK LIGHT ARTILLERY BLUES! IMPRESSIVE HALF PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE BY WHITEHURST IN A WONDERFUL WHITEHURST CASE

This image is not only mounted with a Whitehurst marked mat, but has a full thermoplastic figural case with a purple velvet facing pad embossed with a large eagle flourishing a ribbon reading “J.H.… (1138-1799). Learn More »

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF A BLACK NURSE AND WHITE CHILD

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF A BLACK NURSE AND WHITE CHILD

This is a provocative image that carries all sorts of different meanings for the subjects of the photo, those who commissioned it, viewers at the time, and viewers now. To call it challenging is an… (1138-2040). Learn More »

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF MILITIA MEMBER IN COLONIAL UNIFORM WITH WIFE

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF MILITIA MEMBER IN COLONIAL UNIFORM WITH WIFE

This ambrotype shows a man and woman seated, arm in arm, from the knees up. The man wears a full chin beard typical of the 1850s and dressed in an 1850s version of a Continental Army uniform of dark… (1138-1884). Learn More »

CDV OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMAN HOLDING BABY

CDV OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMAN HOLDING BABY

Seated studio view of a black woman with a white baby in her arms. She wears a nice dark dress and the baby wears a long white christening-type dress. Image is clear with light contrast. Ruled mount… (1138-1689). Learn More »

CDV OF ARICAN-AMERICAN WOMAN FROM YORK, PA

CDV OF ARICAN-AMERICAN WOMAN FROM YORK, PA

Seated studio view of an older African-American woman. She wears a nice print dress with lace collar and with her head wrapped. Image is clear with good contrast. Mount and image have been trimmed… (1138-1752). Learn More »

$175.00
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CDV OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMAN

CDV OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMAN

Seated studio view of well dressed African-American woman. She wears a full-length dress with checked shawl over her shoulders and a full, white bonnet on her head. Image is clear with good contrast.… (1138-1724). Learn More »

$175.00
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CDV OF GERMAN MOTHER AND CHILD WITH AFRICAN GIRL

CDV OF GERMAN MOTHER AND CHILD WITH AFRICAN GIRL

Studio view of seated mother holding baby in her lap. An African girl "nurse" is sitting on the floor at her side holding a doll for baby's attention. Mother is well dressed and is smiling (rarely… (1138-1727). Learn More »

CHEST -UP VIEW OF GENERAL THOMAS C. HINDMAN

CHEST -UP VIEW OF GENERAL THOMAS C. HINDMAN

Image is a vignette bust view of Hindman from the chest up. He wears a single-breasted coat with the insignia of a Confederate general clearly visible on the collar. Bottom center of the mount has… (1138-199). Learn More »

BUST VIEW OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL JOHN BRECKENRIDGE

BUST VIEW OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL JOHN BRECKENRIDGE

Lithograph bust view of John C. Breckenridge in Confederate uniform. Paper is lightly toned. Mount is good. Reverse has photographer’s imprint for LEVY & COHEN…PHILADELPHIA. Reverse also has a… (1138-69). Learn More »

VIGNETTE BUSTVIEW OF GENERAL EDMUND KIRBY SMITH

VIGNETTE BUSTVIEW OF GENERAL EDMUND KIRBY SMITH

Smith is shown from the waist up in a double-breasted Confederate frockcoat. Contrast and clarity are is superb. Paper and mount are good. Reverse has photographer’s imprint for E & H. T.… (1138-491). Learn More »

BUST VIEW OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL JOHN M. JONES - KILLED IN THE WILDERNESS

BUST VIEW OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL JOHN M. JONES - KILLED IN THE WILDERNESS

Image shows Jones in semi-right profile in the uniform of a Confederate general. Contrast and clarity are good. Mount is of an unusual cardboard like material. Upper right corner is chipped. Bottom of… (1138-254). Learn More »

NICE BUST CDV OF GENERAL ROBERT E. RODES BY A RICHMOND PHOTOGRAPHER

NICE BUST CDV OF GENERAL ROBERT E. RODES BY A RICHMOND PHOTOGRAPHER

Vignette view of Rodes in Confederate uniform. Clarity and contrast are good. Paper and mount are also good. Reverse has a photographer’s imprint for VANNERSON & JONES… RICHMOND, VA. Photo is… (1138-476). Learn More »

CDV OF GENERAL BEN MCCULLOCH – KILLED AT PEA RIDGE

CDV OF GENERAL BEN MCCULLOCH – KILLED AT PEA RIDGE

Waist-up view of McCulloch in a dark civilian suit. Image was taken from life and is not a lithograph. Clarity and contrast are excellent. Paper and mount are slightly toned. Top edge of the mount has… (1138-358). Learn More »

SEATED VIEW OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL EARL VAN DORN

SEATED VIEW OF CONFEDERATE GENERAL EARL VAN DORN

Three-quarter seated CDV of Van Dorn in uniform. He is posed with one arm thrown over the back of his chair. He wears a light-colored double-breasted frockcoat with dark cuffs and galloons on the… (1138-539). Learn More »

LITHOGRAPH VIEW OF GENERAL BRAXTON BRAGG IN CIVILIAN CLOTHES

LITHOGRAPH VIEW OF GENERAL BRAXTON BRAGG IN CIVILIAN CLOTHES

Lithograph is of Bragg in a dark civilian suit. Work is signed and dated “1861” in very small print along the right edge. Clarity and contrast are excellent. Mount and paper are good, however the… (1138-59). Learn More »

CDV OF THREE SLAVE CHILDREN, ROSA, CHARLEY, AND REBECCA

CDV OF THREE SLAVE CHILDREN, ROSA, CHARLEY, AND REBECCA

Photograph shows a full-length portrait of freed slave children, Rebecca Huger, Charley Taylor, and Rosina Downs, each wrapped in portion of a large American flag. Printed on mount under the image is:… (1138-1725). Learn More »

CDV OF SLAVE CHILD FANNIE LAWRENCE

CDV OF SLAVE CHILD FANNIE LAWRENCE

Photograph shows a full standing view of freed slave child Fannie. Printed on mount under the image is: "Fannie Virginia Casseopia Lawrence, a redeemed slave child, 5 years of age Redeemed in Virginia… (1138-1740). Learn More »

$275.00
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CDV OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN BOY WITH WHITE CHILD

CDV OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN BOY WITH WHITE CHILD

Studio view of African-American boy posing next to a white baby in a stroller. Image is clear with good contrast. There is some foxing around the boy's head as well as a few pin holes on the mount.… (1138-1719). Learn More »

CDV OF “THE CAROLINA TWINS”

CDV OF “THE CAROLINA TWINS”

Full-standing studio view of the twins dressed is over decorated stage clothes. Image is very clear. Mount has a diagonal fold through the center and some light soiling. Photographer’s backmark,… (1138-1699). Learn More »


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HISTORICAL FIREARMS STOLEN FROM THE NATIONAL CIVIL WAR MUSEUM IN HARRISBURG, PA

Please click on the photograph above to view a flyer containing information regarding a Model 1860 Henry Rifle and pair of cased presentation Colt Revolvers identified to Secretary of War Simon Cameron which were stolen from the museum on February… . Learn More »

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