SIXTH-PLATE AMBROTYPE OF A UNION SOLDIER AND WIFE IN A UNION CASE

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Item Code: 490-6151

Image is a three-quarter seated view of a bearded Union soldier and his wife.

The wife sits at left wearing a dark colored dress with a light colored printed floral pattern. She also wears a bonnet decorated with flowers with a wide printed ribbon tied in a bow under her chin. At her throat is a gilt brooch.

Her husband sits at right wearing a dark frockcoat with gold gilt buttons and light trousers. In his lap he holds his dark forage cap with a gold gilt infantry hunting horn on the front with a gilt Company letter “K” over the regimental number “18.”

Both subjects have rose tinted cheeks.

Contrast and clarity are good. There is some minor discoloration around the edge of the mat.

Image comes in a full Union case with a raised geometric design on the exterior while the inside has a nice royal-blue, almost purple, felt pillow. Image comes with the decorative brass mat and stamped brass frame.    [ad] [ph:L]

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