Ambrotypes

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SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF GIRL ON CHAIR

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF GIRL ON CHAIR

This is a full seated view of a toddler girl. She is wearing a printed dress with bows at the shoulders and has her blonde hair arranged in curls. Image is clear with good contrast, but some oxidation… (894-41). Learn More »

$40.00
Originally $50.00

HALF PLATE AMBROTYPE OF MAN WITH STEER

HALF PLATE AMBROTYPE OF MAN WITH STEER

This is a full standing view of a man who is wearing a dark colored frock coat, vest, trousers, white shirt with cravat and top hat. He is holding a lead which is attached to a large light colored… (894-38). Learn More »

$440.00
Originally $550.00

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF MAN WITH DOG

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF MAN WITH DOG

This is a three-quarter sitting view of a man who is wearing a dark colored frock coat and white shirt with cravat. He is holding a large dog on his lap. Image is clear with good contrast. Some very… (894-35). Learn More »

$350.00
Originally $440.00

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF BLACK AND WHITE DOG

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF BLACK AND WHITE DOG

This is a full view of a dog standing while facing the camera. Image is clear with fair contrast. Some light oxidation has occurred. Image comes housed in full pressed paper case, which is in very… (894-34). Learn More »

$115.00
Originally $175.00
SOLD

HALF-PLATE AMBROTYPE C.S. GENERAL JOHN B. FLOYD, LATE GOVERNOR OF VIRGINIA AND U.S. SECRETARY OF WAR, TAKEN AFTER THE BATTLE OF FORT DONELSON

HALF-PLATE AMBROTYPE C.S. GENERAL JOHN B. FLOYD, LATE GOVERNOR OF VIRGINIA AND U.S. SECRETARY OF WAR, TAKEN AFTER THE BATTLE OF FORT DONELSON

There is no escaping a look of depression in the face of Confederate General John Buchanan Floyd in this photograph taken after his defeat at Fort Donelson, the subsequent evacuation of Nashville, and… (1138-1792). Learn More »

HALF-PLATE AMBROTYPE OF OFFICER WITH DRUM

HALF-PLATE AMBROTYPE OF OFFICER WITH DRUM

Early war image of an unknown 2nd lieutenant standing with one arm resting on a drum that is balanced on a cloth covered table. The officer wears a dark nine button frockcoat with matching dark… (2022-1058). Learn More »

RUBY AMBROTYPE OF UNKNOWN YOUNG CONFEDERATE SOLDIER

RUBY AMBROTYPE OF UNKNOWN YOUNG CONFEDERATE SOLDIER

The subject of this photo appears to be no more than 18 years old. He is shown from the waist-up staring directly into the lens of the camera. He wears what looks to be a medium gray double-breasted… (2022-1042). Learn More »

SIXTH-PLATE AMBROTYPE OF MAN & WOMEN IN NICE “UNION” PHOTOGRAPH CASE

SIXTH-PLATE AMBROTYPE OF MAN & WOMEN IN NICE “UNION” PHOTOGRAPH CASE

These are two 1/6 plate ambrotype photographs in a “Union” hard case. The thermoplastic case is in excellent condition. Two brass hinges and catch all in good order with only a slight wobble to… (1043-282). Learn More »

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF AN UNIDENTIFIED CONFEDERATE SOLDIER

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF AN UNIDENTIFIED CONFEDERATE SOLDIER

This sixth plate ambrotype is a nice, albeit light, view of a boyish Confederate soldier wearing a shell jacket free of trim and epaulettes. It is difficult to discern how many buttons line the… (1138-1862B). Learn More »

CASED QUARTER PLATE AMBROTYPE OF AN UNIDENTIFIED CONFEDERATE

CASED QUARTER PLATE AMBROTYPE OF AN UNIDENTIFIED CONFEDERATE

Here we have a quarter plate cased ambrotype of an unidentified Confederate soldier with a fiery look in his eyes. He wears a shell jacket open and unbuttoned with cloth epaulettes and matching vest… (1138-1817). Learn More »

SIXTH PLATE TINTYPE OF YOUNG BOY WITH DOG

SIXTH PLATE TINTYPE OF YOUNG BOY WITH DOG

This is a three-quarter sitting view of a young boy sitting in a chair. Next to him, on top of what appears to be a trunk, is a dog. Boy is wearing a fancy, dark colored jacket and trousers with a… (894-13). Learn More »

$188.00
Originally $235.00

QUARTER PLATE AMBROTYPE OF MAN AND WOMAN WITH DOG

QUARTER PLATE AMBROTYPE OF MAN AND WOMAN WITH DOG

This is a waist-up seated view of a woman and man with a small dog sitting on the man’s lap. The woman is wearing a dark colored dress with white collar and cuffs, as well as a brooch and ear bobs.… (894-06). Learn More »

$415.00
Originally $520.00

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF STEPHEN BROWNE

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF STEPHEN BROWNE

This is a waist-up seated view of a man who is wearing a dark colored frock coat, vest and white shirt with cravat. Some light oxidation has occurred on edges of the image. Enclosed with the image is… (516-234). Learn More »

$140.00
Originally $175.00

IMPORTANT QUARTER PLATE AMBROTYPE OF COL. ROBERT W. BAYLOR, VIRGINIA MILITARY COMMANDER AT HARPERS FERRY AGAINST JOHN BROWN, LIKELY TAKEN AT CHARLESTOWN, VIRGINIA, PRIOR TO BROWN’S HANGING 1859

IMPORTANT QUARTER PLATE AMBROTYPE OF COL. ROBERT W. BAYLOR, VIRGINIA MILITARY COMMANDER AT HARPERS FERRY AGAINST JOHN BROWN, LIKELY TAKEN AT CHARLESTOWN, VIRGINIA, PRIOR TO BROWN’S HANGING 1859

This important, identified ambrotype, is likely among a small group taken of Virginia militia at Charlestown, Jefferson County, Virginia, in late 1859 while they acted as security for the hanging of… (1138-1813). Learn More »

WONDERFULLY CLEAR RUBY AMBROTYPE OF A YOUNG SOUTHERN RECRUIT

WONDERFULLY CLEAR RUBY AMBROTYPE OF A YOUNG SOUTHERN RECRUIT

This ninth-plate ruby ambrotype shows a young man in civilian clothes seated at a table commemorating his new role as soldier by wearing a very southern militia style kepi with band of gold braid… (1138-1899). Learn More »

AMBROTYPE OF JOSEPH T. ROWLAND Co. A 41st VIRGINIA

AMBROTYPE OF JOSEPH T. ROWLAND Co. A 41st VIRGINIA

This sixth-plate ambrotype comes from the collection of the late Bill Turner, well-known Virginia collector and dealer. It is housed in a leatherette case embossed with birds and floral motifs, and… (1138-1860). Learn More »

DOUBLE QUARTER PLATE UNION CASE WITH RUBY AMBROTYPE IMAGES

DOUBLE QUARTER PLATE UNION CASE WITH RUBY AMBROTYPE IMAGES

Union case features a raised image called, “Money Musk”, for an old fiddle tune. It shows people dancing as a man plays the fiddle. Floral and fruit border surrounds image. Case shows a small… (1043-180). Learn More »

$200.00
Originally $275.00

SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF FAMILY MEMBERS

SIXTH PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE OF FAMILY MEMBERS

Image dates from the 1850’s and shows a young lady and adolescent boy seated side by side. The family resemblance can easily be seen in the eyes. Whether this is a mother and son or sister and… (2022-272). Learn More »

QUARTER PLATE AMBROTYPE OF FAMILY

QUARTER PLATE AMBROTYPE OF FAMILY

Image shows a full view of a well-dressed family. Mother is wearing a plaid silk dress with white collar and undersleeves, and brooch, ear bobs and ring. Her baby sits on her lap wearing a printed… (2022-270). Learn More »

NINTH PLATE IMAGE OF YOUNG MAN IN VERY NICE UNION CASE

NINTH PLATE IMAGE OF YOUNG MAN IN VERY NICE UNION CASE

Image is a chest up view of a young man, possibly in his late teens, wearing a dark civilian suit, white shirt and bowtie. Image has very good clarity and contrast and comes housed in the usual… (1043-273). Learn More »

$100.00
Originally $150.00


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C. 1843-1850 SNARE DRUM WITH “BARBOUR COUNTY VIRGINIA” AND AN AMERICAN EAGLE PAINTED ON THE SIDE!

Drum is a superb untouched attic condition drum. It measures 17 ¾” x 20” dia. The body is painted red with county and state in approx. 1” high letters around the premium hole. The percussion hole insert which was probably bone is missing. The… (M25668). Learn More »

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