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SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF YOUNG DRUMMER IN ZOUAVE UNIFORM

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF YOUNG DRUMMER IN ZOUAVE UNIFORM

Elmer Ellsworth’s 1860 tour of the country with his United States Zouave Cadets set off a craze for zouave fashion in general and their light infantry style drill among militia units in particular.… (1138-1927). Learn More »

EARLY WAR CONFEDERATE SERGEANT WITH SABER EX-BILL TURNER

EARLY WAR CONFEDERATE SERGEANT WITH SABER EX-BILL TURNER

This sixth plate ambrotype shows a seated sergeant from the knees up, wearing a brimmed hat and a dark frock coat that shows both sergeant’s chevrons and shoulder straps. He also wears a white buff… (1138-1838). Learn More »

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 »

HALF-PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF JOHN MARSHALL JONES - 7th U.S. INFANTRY, CONFEDERATE BRIGADIER GENERAL WOUNDED AT GETTYSBURG, KILLED IN ACTION AT THE WILDERNESS

HALF-PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF JOHN MARSHALL JONES - 7th U.S. INFANTRY, CONFEDERATE BRIGADIER GENERAL WOUNDED AT GETTYSBURG, KILLED IN ACTION AT THE WILDERNESS

This wonderful half-plate daguerreotype shows then lieutenant John Marshall Jones in uniform, seated third from left, with three men in civilian garb. Jones holds his 1839 pattern officer’s forage… (1138-1785). Learn More »

PAIR OF PRE-WAR AMBROTYPES OF A GENTLEMAN & HIS LADY

PAIR OF PRE-WAR AMBROTYPES OF A GENTLEMAN & HIS LADY

From the style of dress and hair these images look to date from the 1850’s. The first is a sixth-plate of a seated couple. The gentleman wears a stove pipe hat, dark jacket, trousers and bowtie with… (1138-1930). Learn More »

QUARTER-PLATE TINTYPE OF A GRIEVING MOTHER & HER CHILDREN IN A MOURNING THEMED UNION CASE

QUARTER-PLATE TINTYPE OF A GRIEVING MOTHER & HER CHILDREN IN A MOURNING THEMED UNION CASE

Wonderful, clear image of a young mother dressed in a long black dress with a white lace collar and black bow at her throat flanked by her two children. Leaning against the mother’s knee is a young… (1138-1945). Learn More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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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 »

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 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 »


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EXCELLENT CONDITION U.S. NAVY ENLISTED BELT

Regulation belt made of blackened buff leather.  This pattern belt and japanned iron friction buckle seems to have appeared in 1862.  It is specifically detailed as a regulation issue item by the 4th edition of the Ordnance Manual. This specimen is… (1000-576). Learn More »

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