Ambrotypes

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CONFEDERATE PRIVATE IN QM ISSUE JACKET

CONFEDERATE PRIVATE IN QM ISSUE JACKET

This is a nice, clear 6th plate ambrotype of a Confederate private in an issue jacket. He is seated beside a table on which he rests his elbow. The table comes up rather high on his side. He wears a… (1138-1865). Learn More »

FANTASTICALLY CLEAR AMBROTYPE OF A YOUNG CONFEDERATE ARTILLERYMAN

FANTASTICALLY CLEAR AMBROTYPE OF A YOUNG CONFEDERATE ARTILLERYMAN

Beautiful, waist-up, ninth-plate image of a young, clean-shaven Southern artilleryman wearing a light shell jacket with cloth epaulettes and red tinted collar, cuffs and piping. The tinting is really… (1139-49). Learn More »

SIXTH-PLATE AMBROTYPE OF A CONFEDERATE CORPORAL

SIXTH-PLATE AMBROTYPE OF A CONFEDERATE CORPORAL

Straight on waist up view of a seated Confederate soldier sporting long sideburns and a mustache. He wears a very light-colored shell jacket that almost looks to be white. It has a high collar with… (1139-76). Learn More »

QUARTERPLATE AMBROTYPE OF THREE NEW SOLDIERS WITH MUSKETS

QUARTERPLATE AMBROTYPE OF THREE NEW SOLDIERS WITH MUSKETS

This is a nice image of three soldiers posed full-standing with muskets with bayonets fixed, apparently in the process of being made over into soldiers. All wear issue forage caps, but different… (2021-775). Learn More »

WONDERFUL NINTH-PLATE RUBY AMBROTYPE SEATED VIEW OF A SOLDIER WTH A SAXHORN

WONDERFUL NINTH-PLATE RUBY AMBROTYPE SEATED VIEW OF A SOLDIER WTH A SAXHORN

The heavily bearded subject is seated and holding a large baritone saxhorn in his lap. He wears a dark forage cap with a light band around the base of the crown, dark frock coat and matching dark… (1139-26). Learn More »

ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL HALF PLATE RUBY AMBROTYPE OF MAJOR ISAAC M. ABRAHAM OF COMPANY G, 85TH PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY

ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL HALF PLATE RUBY AMBROTYPE OF MAJOR ISAAC M. ABRAHAM OF COMPANY G, 85TH PENNSYLVANIA INFANTRY

Isaac would be commissioned as a Captain in September 1861. His promotion to major would come in April, 1864. The regiment was engaged in no less than 19 engagements. Abraham would not make it through… (2021-807). Learn More »

WONDERFUL HALF PLATE AMBROTYPE OF TWO EARLY WAR INFANTRYMEN FROM MISSOURI

WONDERFUL HALF PLATE AMBROTYPE OF TWO EARLY WAR INFANTRYMEN FROM MISSOURI

These two fresh recruits sit dressed in four button sack coats and matching dark trousers. Both sport US waist belts with a cap box and bayonet, and dark blue caps with the visors flipped up. Nice… (2021-802). Learn More »

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF A SEATED SOUTH CAROLINA CONFEDERATE SOLDIER DISPLAYING A PHOTOGRAPHIC CASE FOR THE CAMERA

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF A SEATED SOUTH CAROLINA CONFEDERATE SOLDIER DISPLAYING A PHOTOGRAPHIC CASE FOR THE CAMERA

This nice view of a young southern soldier comes from an estate in Rock Hill, York County, South Carolina. No family name has been preserved, but units such as the 4th, 5th, 7th, 12th, 13th and 17th… (141-120). Learn More »

$995.00
Originally $1,100.00

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF UNION GENERAL R.B. MITCHELL: MEXICAN WAR, KANSAS FREE-STATER, WIA WILSON’S CREEK, DIVISION COMMANDER AT PERRYVILLE

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF UNION GENERAL R.B. MITCHELL: MEXICAN WAR, KANSAS FREE-STATER, WIA WILSON’S CREEK, DIVISION COMMANDER AT PERRYVILLE

This sixth-plate ambrotype shows Brigadier General Robert Byington Mitchell in a seated pose from the waist up, wearing his regulation general’s uniform and turned slightly to display the brigadier… (846-244). Learn More »

$2,750.00
Originally $4,500.00
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DOUBLE SIXTH-PLATE UNION CASE WITH TWO AMBROTYPE IMAGES

DOUBLE SIXTH-PLATE UNION CASE WITH TWO AMBROTYPE IMAGES

Very nice Union case with an exterior decoration titled “THE FAITHFUL HOUND.” Both the front and back of the case have a raised linear border while at center are raised figures of a woman and… (1043-170). Learn More »

$295.00
Originally $375.00

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 »

$275.00
Originally $375.00

VERY NICE HALF PLATE TINTYPE OF YOUNG COUPLE IN UNION CASE

VERY NICE HALF PLATE TINTYPE OF YOUNG COUPLE IN UNION CASE

Image is a full view of a young man seated with a woman standing by his side with one arm resting on his shoulder. The male subject wears the usual dark suit with visible watch chain while the woman… (1043-192). Learn More »

$250.00
Originally $350.00

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 »

NINTH-PLATE AMBROTYPE OF SOLDIER

NINTH-PLATE AMBROTYPE OF SOLDIER

This is a cased ambrotype of a seated soldier. He is posed wearing a piped frock coat. Image is slightly dark with light oxidation around the perimeter. Stamped copper frame features military motifs.… (P14304). Learn More »

$125.00
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SUPER FIRST-CLASS QUARTER-PLATE AMBROTYPE OF A MILITIA MUSICIAN

SUPER FIRST-CLASS QUARTER-PLATE AMBROTYPE OF A MILITIA MUSICIAN

Full standing image of a militia musician posed between a table and chair. The young clean-shaven subject wears a dark swallow-tail coat and white trousers with dark leg stripes on each side seam. The… (1054-169). Learn More »

IDENTIFIED SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF WOMAN IN VERY NICE UNION CASE

IDENTIFIED SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF WOMAN IN VERY NICE UNION CASE

Very nice bust image of a woman identified as Elizabeth Scattergood. She exhibits a typical 1840’s-50’s hairstyle and wears a dark dress with a white lace collar and a cameo brooch. Image has… (P14083). Learn More »

FRAMED QUARTERPLATE AMBROTYPE OF TWO FRIENDS SMOKING CIGARS

FRAMED QUARTERPLATE AMBROTYPE OF TWO FRIENDS SMOKING CIGARS

Image shows two men seated at a cloth covered table. The man on the left wears a light-colored high crown hat with a matching light-colored suit jacket with matching trousers. Under the jacket is a… (P14100). Learn More »

FRAMED 1/2 PLATE SIZE AMBROTYPE OF AN UNIDENTIFIED OFFICER, POSSIBLY WITH THE 12TH NEW YORK STATE MILITIA

FRAMED 1/2 PLATE SIZE AMBROTYPE OF AN UNIDENTIFIED OFFICER, POSSIBLY WITH THE 12TH NEW YORK STATE MILITIA

Here is a fine, half-plate size, outdoor view ambrotype of an unidentified soldier set in a contemporary wooden frame. Taken outdoors in what appears to be the backyard of a home, this image is a bit… (P12618). Learn More »

$550.00
Originally $850.00

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 »

$235.00
Originally $295.00

QUARTER PLATE AMBROTYPE OF FAMILY, DATED 1856

QUARTER PLATE AMBROTYPE OF FAMILY, DATED 1856

This is a waist up view of a man who is posed with five women, possibly his wife, mother and three daughters or sisters. Man is wearing a dark colored frock coat with a white shirt and cravat which is… (798-24). Learn More »


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MODEL 1841 NAVAL OFFICER’S SWORD IDENTIFIED TO SIMON BACKUS BISSELL

Simon Backus Bissell was born in Fairlee, Vt., on October 28, 1808. He was appointed Midshipman on November 6, 1824, Passed Midshipman on June 4 1831, and Lieutenant December 9, 1837. At the beginning of the Mexican-American War, he was assigned to… (870-63). Learn More »

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