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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 »

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 »

$95.00
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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 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 »

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 »

ALBUMEN SIZED PERIOD LITHOGRAPH OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN

ALBUMEN SIZED PERIOD LITHOGRAPH OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN

Civil War period albumen sized lithograph of President Abraham Lincoln. Image is a bust view with the President posed in a slight right profile wearing the usual dark suit, white shirt and dark… (450-203). Learn More »

$75.00
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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 »

SIXTH-PLATE OUTDOOR TINTYPE OF THE MCMECHEN HOUSE AND STORE IN MOOREFIELD, WEST VIRGINIA

SIXTH-PLATE OUTDOOR TINTYPE OF THE MCMECHEN HOUSE AND STORE IN MOOREFIELD, WEST VIRGINIA

Great outdoor view of the McMechen house and store on Main St. in Moorefield, West Virginia. The house and store fill the right side of the image with another home visible in the background. The left… (1138-1805). Learn More »

FRAMED ALBUMEN OF CASTLE THUNDER

FRAMED ALBUMEN OF CASTLE THUNDER

Image shows Castle Thunder which was located between 17th Street and 18th Street on E Cary Street in Richmond, Virginia. It was a former tobacco warehouse, located on what was known as Tobacco Row.… (668-123). Learn More »

$150.00
Originally $175.00

LOT OF PHOTOGRAPHS AND PAPER DOCUMENTS ID’D TO 20TH NEW YORK SOLDIER

LOT OF PHOTOGRAPHS AND PAPER DOCUMENTS ID’D TO 20TH NEW YORK SOLDIER

This small group of items is identified to August Westhoff who was born in Germany in July of 1838. In 1857 he was living in Brooklyn, New York and when the Civil War began, he enlisted as a private… (668-333). Learn More »

$225.00
Originally $295.00

SIXTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF AN ARMED UNION SOLDIER

SIXTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF AN ARMED UNION SOLDIER

Knees-up view of an unidentified Union soldier wearing a dark forage cap, dark frockcoat and light trousers. He wears a cartridge box with a sling plate that has been touched with gilt and a waistbelt… (1139-12). 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 »


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IDENTIFIED US BASE DRUM WITH MINNESOTA CONNECTION

Bass drum has a maple wood shell in very good condition. The wood surface shows light wear and is free of cracks and chips. It meas. approx. 19.00 inches tall by 26.50 inches across the heads. Painted on the shell is an 8-point star that is centered… (996-01). Learn More »

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