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SEATED VIRGINIA ENLISTED MAN, EX-TURNER COLLECTION

SEATED VIRGINIA ENLISTED MAN, EX-TURNER COLLECTION

This is a ninth-plate ambrotype in figural thermoplastic case with mat, frame and glass in place, but missing the facing pad. It comes from the collection of the late Bill Turner, noted Virginia… (1138-1937). Learn More »

SEATED VIRGINIA SECOND LIEUTENANT IN GRAY COAT AND CAP, EX-TURNER COLLECTION

SEATED VIRGINIA SECOND LIEUTENANT IN GRAY COAT AND CAP, EX-TURNER COLLECTION

This ninth plate ruby ambrotype comes from the collection of the late Virginia collector and dealer Bill Turner. It is an extraordinarily clear portrait of a seated soldier from the waist up, wearing… (1138-1925). Learn More »

VERY NICE SIXTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF A YOUNG AMERICAN WOMAN OF AFRICAN DESCENT

VERY NICE SIXTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF A YOUNG AMERICAN WOMAN OF AFRICAN DESCENT

The subject is posed resting one arm on a cloth covered table on which a book rests. She wears a light-colored dress which buttons down the front, has a white lace collar and a dark sash at her… (1138-2033). Learn More »

QUARTER-PLATE TINTYPE OF TWO MEN SHARING A BOTTLE OF “RED EYE”

QUARTER-PLATE TINTYPE OF TWO MEN SHARING A BOTTLE OF “RED EYE”

Nice, clean image of two men seated at a small cloth covered table beside a short column. The fellow at the left wears a dark slouch hat and a dark civilian suit with matching dark vest. The… (1138-2019). Learn More »

EIGHTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF A BAREFOOT YOUNG CHILD OF AFRICAN DESCENT

EIGHTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF A BAREFOOT YOUNG CHILD OF AFRICAN DESCENT

Tintype shows a little fellow perhaps 6 or 7 years old wearing dark jacket and light trousers. He is posed standing by a table with two books stacked on it and he is standing in front of a painted… (1138-2045). Learn More »

SIXTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF A SEATED MILITIA SOLDIER

SIXTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF A SEATED MILITIA SOLDIER

This unknown subject sits at a table on which his left arm rests. He wears a dark slouch hat with a flat crown, hat cord, ostrich plume and with the letters “KSP” attached to the front of the… (1138-2028). Learn More »

$150.00
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TINTYPE OF A TRIPLE ARMED UNION CAVALRYMAN IN A PATRIOTIC CASE

TINTYPE OF A TRIPLE ARMED UNION CAVALRYMAN IN A PATRIOTIC CASE

Image is a sixth-plate tin of a Union cavalryman wearing a dark slouch hat with the tassels of the hat cord turned toward the back of the hat. Just visible on the crown are crossed sabers that have… (1139-61). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE INFANTRY FIRST LIEUTENANT SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE

CONFEDERATE INFANTRY FIRST LIEUTENANT SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE

There is no doubt about this Confederate officer’s branch of service or rank. He has adopted the U.S. officer’s 1858 pattern army hat complete with turned-up brim held by an embroidered bullion… (1139-01). Learn More »

MILITARY NINTH-PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE BY REES WHILE WORKING IN NEW YORK CITY

MILITARY NINTH-PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE BY REES WHILE WORKING IN NEW YORK CITY

Charles Rees is best known among collectors for his military portraits in Confederate Richmond, but he worked in New York City from 1852 to 1854 and this is a very nice portrait of one of New York’s… (1138-1887). Learn More »

NINTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF A YOUNG BLACK GIRL

NINTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF A YOUNG BLACK GIRL

Subject is a young black girl approx. 9 or 10 years old. She is posed seated in a high-backed padded chair holding her hat in her lap. She wears a light-colored cape with a round fibula at her throat… (1138-2041). Learn More »

TINTED THREE-QUARTER STANDING VIEW OF AN ARMED UNION INFANTRYMAN

TINTED THREE-QUARTER STANDING VIEW OF AN ARMED UNION INFANTRYMAN

Sixth-plate tintype of an unidentified Union private posed standing with his musket by his side. He wears a slouch hat with a low, rounded crown, dark four button sack coat and trousers that have been… (1139-56). Learn More »

SIXTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF SOLDIER WEARING TWO INFANTRY INSIGNIA ON HIS HARDEE HAT

SIXTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF SOLDIER WEARING TWO INFANTRY INSIGNIA ON HIS HARDEE HAT

Image is a waist-up view of a soldier wearing the Model 1858 dress hat also known as the “Hardee Hat” complete with a hat cord and two infantry hunting horns arranged one over the other, on the… (1139-13). Learn More »

$295.00
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DAGUERROTYPE IN UNIFORM OF LEWIS HENRY LITTLE, BREVET FOR GALLANT AND MERITORIOUS CONDUCT AT MONTEREY 1846; KILLED IN ACTION AS CONFEDERATE BRIGADIER GENERAL AND DIVISION COMMANDER AT IUKA 1862

DAGUERROTYPE IN UNIFORM OF LEWIS HENRY LITTLE, BREVET FOR GALLANT AND MERITORIOUS CONDUCT AT MONTEREY 1846; KILLED IN ACTION AS CONFEDERATE BRIGADIER GENERAL AND DIVISION COMMANDER AT IUKA 1862

This very clear sixth-plate daguerreotype dates about 1850 and shows Lewis Henry Little, usually referred to by his middle name, as a Captain in the 7th U.S. Infantry. Born in Maryland in 1817, he was… (1138-1808). Learn More »

NEWLY ENLISTED CONFEDERATE CAVALRYMAN

NEWLY ENLISTED CONFEDERATE CAVALRYMAN

This fellow has likely just signed up in a local cavalry unit and has not yet gotten a uniform, but has taken his saber to the photographer for a portrait before going off to war. He is bareheaded,… (1138-2014). Learn More »

$1,250.00
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YOUNG CONFEDERATE IN RICHMOND DEPOT TYPE-II JACKET, EX-BILL TURNER

YOUNG CONFEDERATE IN RICHMOND DEPOT TYPE-II JACKET, EX-BILL TURNER

This is a sixth-plate ambrotype of a young Confederate soldier, shown half-length, seated next to a table on which he rests one arm. He wears a gray jacket with shoulder tabs, but with no branch of… (1138-1840). Learn More »

NINTH PLATE AMBROTYPE EX-TURNER COLLECTION, EARLY VIRGINIA CONFEDERATE

NINTH PLATE AMBROTYPE EX-TURNER COLLECTION, EARLY VIRGINIA CONFEDERATE

This comes from the collection of well-known Virginia collector and dealer Bill Turner. The subject is a young man, seated, resting one elbow on top of a book on the table next to him and hooking a… (1138-1864). Learn More »

NINTH PLATE RUBY AMBROTYPE OF YOUNG SOLDIER, LIKELY CONFEDERATE

NINTH PLATE RUBY AMBROTYPE OF YOUNG SOLDIER, LIKELY CONFEDERATE

This comes from the collection of the late Bill Turner, well known Virginia collector and dealer. The subject is a young man, shown from the lower chest up, wearing a dark kepi pushed slightly back on… (1138-1983). Learn More »

WONDERFUL HALF PLATE AMBROTYPE OF JOHN W. LEA, THREE TIMES WOUNDED, COLONEL 5th NORTH CAROLINA, AND CUSTER FRIEND, WITH W.R. JONES, C.S. CAPTAIN AND ASST. CHIEF OF ARTILLERY IN TEXAS, AND AS WEST POINT CADETS

WONDERFUL HALF PLATE AMBROTYPE OF JOHN W. LEA, THREE TIMES WOUNDED, COLONEL 5th NORTH CAROLINA, AND CUSTER FRIEND, WITH W.R. JONES, C.S. CAPTAIN AND ASST. CHIEF OF ARTILLERY IN TEXAS, AND AS WEST POINT CADETS

This great image comes from the collection of the late Bill Turner, noted Virginia collector and dealer, and shows Virginian William Rice Jones at right with friend and fellow West Point cadet John… (1138-1774). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE CAPTAIN WILLIAM RICE JONES AS WEST POINT CADET CA. 1859; CITED FOR GALLANTRY AT GALVESTON; ASSISTANT CHIEF OF ARTILLERY IN TEXAS

CONFEDERATE CAPTAIN WILLIAM RICE JONES AS WEST POINT CADET CA. 1859; CITED FOR GALLANTRY AT GALVESTON; ASSISTANT CHIEF OF ARTILLERY IN TEXAS

This quarter-plate ambrotype is housed in a very nice Richmond Washington monument thermoplastic case and comes from the collection of the late Virginia collector and dealer Bill Turner. The… (1138-1775). Learn More »

$6,500.00
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CONFEDERATE GENERAL LUNSFORD LINDSAY LOMAX AS A U.S. CAVALRY SECOND LIEUTENANT

CONFEDERATE GENERAL LUNSFORD LINDSAY LOMAX AS A U.S. CAVALRY SECOND LIEUTENANT

Formerly in the collection of Virginia collector and dealer Bill Turner this sixth plate ambrotype shows Confederate General Lunsford Lindsay Lomax as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army, sometime… (1138-1830). Learn More »


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VERY RARE US MODEL 1840 AMES CAVALRY OFFICER’S SWORD WITH QUILLBACK SOLINGEN BLADE

Very rare Ames with gold washed, quillback, Damascus blade from Solingen. Manufactured: Springfield, MA / Solingen Maker: N.P.Ames Year: C1840s Model: M1840 Size: 33 5/8 inch blade length, 1.18 wide Condition: Excellent+ This is obviously a product… (870-238). Learn More »

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