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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 »

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 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

HEAD VIEW CDV OF 2/LT. EDWARD C. COOPER, 9TH NEW YORK INFANTRY, KILLED IN ACTION AT ANTIETAM

HEAD VIEW CDV OF 2/LT. EDWARD C. COOPER, 9TH NEW YORK INFANTRY, KILLED IN ACTION AT ANTIETAM

Image is a bust view of Lieutenant Edward C. Cooper of the 9th New York Infantry aka “Hawkins Zouaves.” The image is a bust view of Cooper looking directly into the camera. He is shown wearing a… (457-32). Learn More »

FULL STANDING CDV OF LT. WILLIAM V. HUTCHINGS, 24TH MASS. INFANTRY

FULL STANDING CDV OF LT. WILLIAM V. HUTCHINGS, 24TH MASS. INFANTRY

Image shows Hutchings standing in full uniform. He holds his kepi in hand wearing single-breasted officer’s frock, sash, sword belt, and sword. Image is clear with good contrast. Reverse has simple… (526-53). Learn More »

FULL STANDING VIEW CDV OF UNION CADET

FULL STANDING VIEW CDV OF UNION CADET

This is a CDV image of a Union cadet in full uniform. He wears a gray cadet 8-button shell jacket with black piping across the breast. With kepi on his head and wearing a great coat, he strikes a… (224-494). Learn More »

BUST VIEW CDV OF UNIDENTIFIED UNION SURGEON

BUST VIEW CDV OF UNIDENTIFIED UNION SURGEON

Image shows bust view of a captain in officer’s uniform with shoulder straps. Image is clear with good contrast. Reverse has faded photographer’s imprint, Fredericks & Co of New York. Boldly… (1054-1111). Learn More »

CDV OF A CUBAN BOY AND HIS PONY

CDV OF A CUBAN BOY AND HIS PONY

Image shows a young boy standing beside his pony. The boy wears a dark shirt with a double row of light piping down the front and a single row of buttons with white trousers. He holds the reins of a… (894-117). Learn More »

TRIMMED ALBUMEN PHOTO OF LIEUTENANT WITH UNUSUAL BELT BUCKLE

TRIMMED ALBUMEN PHOTO OF LIEUTENANT WITH UNUSUAL BELT BUCKLE

Here is an albumen photograph that has been trimmed to fit into a family album. The image is of a Union lieutenant wearing his officer’s frock coat with first lieutenant straps. He has his saber in… (224-479). Learn More »


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SCARCE TINTYPE OF GENERAL WILLIAM STARKE, LOUISIANA BRIGADE, KILLED IN ACTION AT ANTIETAM WHILE IN DIVISION COMMAND

This very clear sixth-plate tintype is from the collection of the late Bill Turner and shows William Edwin Starke as Lieutenant Colonel. He is posed wearing an early war Confederate uniform showing both the two stars of Confederate lieutenant colonel… (1138-1839). Learn More »

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