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GRANT AND COLFAX 1868 CAMPAIGN FERROTYPE

GRANT AND COLFAX 1868 CAMPAIGN FERROTYPE

This two-sided brass disk bears miniature tintype portraits of Grant on one side and Schuyler Colfax, his vice-presidential running mate on the other. A raised edge with beaded borders reads, “For… (1097-07). Learn More »

THREE-QUARTER STANDING VIEW OF OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES SR.

THREE-QUARTER STANDING VIEW OF OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES SR.

Image shows Holmes in a black civilian suit standing with one hand resting on the back of a chair. Image has excellent clarity and contrast. Mount and paper are very good. Bottom of mount has a modern… (1097-239). 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 »

CDV WAIST-UP VIEW OF MAJOR GENERAL IRVIN McDOWELL

CDV WAIST-UP VIEW OF MAJOR GENERAL IRVIN McDOWELL

CDV of McDowell wearing a double-breasted frock coat with black felt collar and cuffs with major general’s shoulder straps. Image is clear with excellent contrast. Paper and mount are good. Bottom… (1094-162). Learn More »

DOUBLE UNION CASE WITH ONE DAGUERREOTYPE OF MAN & BOY

DOUBLE UNION CASE WITH ONE DAGUERREOTYPE OF MAN & BOY

Case shows an embossed floral border with central image of a little girl holding a basket. Hinges and clasps are fully functional. Case is meant to fit two eighth plate sized images. Right side shows… (P14086). 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 »

NINTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF CIVILIAN IN UNION CASE

NINTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF CIVILIAN IN UNION CASE

Image shows a younger bearded man in a medium colored jacket wearing a dark double breasted vest with a white shirt and a huge dark bowtie. Image is a bit on the faint side but all details are… (1043-268). Learn More »

NINTH-PLATE AMBROTYPE OF SOLDIER

NINTH-PLATE AMBROTYPE OF SOLDIER

This is a cased ambrotype of a seated soldier. He is posed wearing a piped frock coat. Image is slightly dark with light oxidation around the perimeter. Stamped copper frame features military motifs.… (P14304). Learn More »

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DAGUERREOTYPE OF FATHER AND CHILD IN UNION CASE

DAGUERREOTYPE OF FATHER AND CHILD IN UNION CASE

Sixth-plate daguerreotype of a young man in a dark suit with high white collar holding an infant in his lap. The child wears a light dress and a white bonnet. Image is very clear and despite a few… (611-397). Learn More »

THREE-QUARTER STANDING VIEW OF MAJOR GENERAL IRVIN McDOWELL OF 1ST BULL RUN FAME

THREE-QUARTER STANDING VIEW OF MAJOR GENERAL IRVIN McDOWELL OF 1ST BULL RUN FAME

CDV of McDowell wearing a double-breasted frock coat with black felt collar and cuffs with major general’s shoulder straps and matching dark trousers. At his waist is a general officer’s sword… (1094-161). Learn More »

UNUSUAL VIEW OF MAJOR GENERAL JOHN M. BRANNAN

UNUSUAL VIEW OF MAJOR GENERAL JOHN M. BRANNAN

Most images of General Brannan show him as a brigadier general with a full beard and long hair. This CDV is of Brannan as a major general sporting shorter hair and a goatee. It is an uncommon view of… (1094-134). Learn More »

BUST VIEW OF PRESIDENT ABRAHAM LINCOLN

BUST VIEW OF PRESIDENT ABRAHAM LINCOLN

Artist retouched bust view of President Lincoln by J. GURNEY & SON of NEW YORK. Image has good clarity and contrast. Paper and mount are good but the mount does have a faint corner crease at lower… (1094-129). 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 »

DOUBLE QUARTER PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF A FAMILY

DOUBLE QUARTER PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF A FAMILY

Left half of the split leather case holds a nice clear image of a hefty, late middle-aged man in a dark suit and vest with a white shirt and dark bowtie. Image is very clear but does have some faint… (P14084). Learn More »

WAIST-UP VIEW OF GENERAL JOHN NEWTON BY BRADY WITH INK INSCRIPTION

WAIST-UP VIEW OF GENERAL JOHN NEWTON BY BRADY WITH INK INSCRIPTION

Nice waist up CDV of General Newton in a dark double-breasted frock coat with a black felt collar and cuffs with major general’s shoulder straps. Image is clear with excellent contrast. Mount and… (1094-139). 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 »

BUST VIEW CDV OF JOS. BERLIN, 88TH PA INFANTRY

BUST VIEW CDV OF JOS. BERLIN, 88TH PA INFANTRY

Image shows bust view of Berlin in uniform coat. Image is clear with good contrast. Signed in ink under image “Jos. Berlin / 88th Pa.” Reverse has photographer’s imprint, J.R. Laughlin’s of… (1070-137). Learn More »

VERY NICE UNION CASE WITH 1/6 PLATE DAG OF TWO GENTLEMEN

VERY NICE UNION CASE WITH 1/6 PLATE DAG OF TWO GENTLEMEN

Image is a daguerreotype of two young gentlemen seated side by side. One man has his arm wrapped around the other’s shoulder. They both wear dark suits, white shirts and large bowties. The bowtie of… (P14091). Learn More »


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CIRCA 1820-25 ENGLISH KEYED BUGLE

Doubtless one of the finest examples extant. The piece was professionally restored a number of years ago and remains in pristine, almost new condition. Measures 20” overall, with a copper body with brass trim including 1 3/8” floating rim. All… (801-01). Learn More »

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