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CDV OF THE LEE COAT OF ARMS

CDV OF THE LEE COAT OF ARMS

Image is of the Coat of Arms of the Lee family. It consists a shield divided into four parts. The lower left and upper right depict the same flower within a scrolled frame while the upper left and… (1138-310). Learn More »

NINTH PLATE RUBY AMBROTYPE OF A MAN WITH A BELT KNIFE

NINTH PLATE RUBY AMBROTYPE OF A MAN WITH A BELT KNIFE

The subject of this image looks to be a middle-aged man seated in front of a painted backdrop of a lake surrounded by hills and trees. He wears a dark frockcoat with a felt collar and light trousers.… (1138-1920). Learn More »

WARTIME BUST VIEW OF GENERAL ROBERT E. LEE

WARTIME BUST VIEW OF GENERAL ROBERT E. LEE

Very nice clean CDV of Lee in Confederate uniform. His jacket has a turned down collar with his insignia of rank. Contrast and clarity are outstanding. Paper and mount are excellent. The only drawback… (1138-308). Learn More »

FULL STANDING SIXTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF A YOUNG CONFEDERATE PRIVATE

FULL STANDING SIXTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF A YOUNG CONFEDERATE PRIVATE

Looking at this Confederate soldier one gets the impression that he was tall and lanky. He is posed with his arms by his side holding a dark colored slouch hat in his hand. He wears a light-colored… (141-166). Learn More »

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF A VERY SELF-ASSURED BLACK WOMAN CA 1860

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF A VERY SELF-ASSURED BLACK WOMAN CA 1860

In this striking view dating about 1860, the woman is posed seated on a wood chair that is turned slightly so that she can rest one arm on its back and casually drape one hand down to display two… (1138-2038). 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 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

FULL STANDING VIEW OF MASSACHUSETTS SERGEANT –LATER COMMISSIONED – DIED OF YELLOW FEVER IN SOUTH AMERICA IN 1876

FULL STANDING VIEW OF MASSACHUSETTS SERGEANT –LATER COMMISSIONED – DIED OF YELLOW FEVER IN SOUTH AMERICA IN 1876

CDV is a full standing view of Charles G. Blake of Company F, 34th Massachusetts Infantry. Blake is posed resting one hand on the pedestal of a column which also holds his forage cap. He wears a dark… (450-196). Learn More »

CDV OF C.S. GENERAL JOHN BELL HOOD

CDV OF C.S. GENERAL JOHN BELL HOOD

Bust-view carte de viste of Hood. He wears a double-breasted frock with star collar insignia visible. Image has good contrast. Course paper mount with no photographer’s backmark. John Bell… (1138-203). Learn More »

CDV OF STEAMBOAT "HENRY MORRISON"

CDV OF STEAMBOAT "HENRY MORRISON"

Vertical view of steamboat HENRY MORRISON docked at river edge. Clear image with very good contrast. No photographer's backmark. A nice, clear image of a typical Civil War era steamboat on the… (1138-1479). Learn More »

CDV OF STEAMBOAT "CENTRAL"

CDV OF STEAMBOAT "CENTRAL"

Horizontal view of steamboat Central stopped at a supply point. Clear image with very good contrast. Photographer's backmark, Lawrence, Newburgh. No state listed. Possibly Newburgh, Indiana on the… (1138-1477). Learn More »

CDV OF CASTLE THUNDER, RICHMOND, VA

CDV OF CASTLE THUNDER, RICHMOND, VA

Second generation (photo of a photo) horizontal view of Castle Thunder Prison looking northeast. This view was recorded after a large sign board was hung on the corner of the building. No… (1138-1508). Learn More »

CDV OF LIBBY PRISON, RICHMOND, VA

CDV OF LIBBY PRISON, RICHMOND, VA

Horizontal view of Libby Prison. This view was recorded after the lower half of the building was white washed. Ornate photographer's backmark, S. Moses & Son, New Orleans. Modern pencil numbers on… (1138-1517). Learn More »

CABINET CARD OF UNIDENTIFIED INDIAN WAR-ERA OFFICER, CALIFORNIA BACKMARK

CABINET CARD OF UNIDENTIFIED INDIAN WAR-ERA OFFICER, CALIFORNIA BACKMARK

Chest-up view of Indian War-era officer in dress uniform. He wears a double-breasted frock with dress shoulder knots. This style with knotted cord and large "pillow" ends is typical of post-Civil War… (1139-436). Learn More »

CDV CARICATURE OF INDIAN WAR DANCE WITH UNKNOWN MAN'S HEAD IMPOSED

CDV CARICATURE OF INDIAN WAR DANCE WITH UNKNOWN MAN'S HEAD IMPOSED

Carte de viste of artist drawing showing an Indian doing a ritual dance of some sort. Other faint Indians shown in background. An unknown (but specific) man's face and head is imposed upon the neck of… (1138-1624). Learn More »


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CS ENLISTED CAVALRY SABER AND SCABBARD BY MARSHALL OR KRAFT, GOLDSCHMIDT AND KRAFT

Swords and scabbards of this pattern may be seen in several public collections, such the Wray Collection in the Atlanta History Center. Albaugh attributed them to to Kraft, Goldschmidt and Kraft of Columbia, SC. Although in recent years a few have… (870-565). Learn More »

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