Ambrotypes

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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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
ON HOLD

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 »

CONFEDERATE SOLDIER DRAWING A COFFIN-HILTED, GUARDLESS BOWIE

CONFEDERATE SOLDIER DRAWING A COFFIN-HILTED, GUARDLESS BOWIE

This ninth plate ambrotype is housed in figural thermoplastic case with a scene of farm implements: a plough, rake, scythe, and beehive with bees. In contrast to that pacific scene, the soldier in the… (1138-1903). Learn More »

EARLY WAR CONFEDERATE OFFICER WITH SWORD

EARLY WAR CONFEDERATE OFFICER WITH SWORD

This ninth plate ambrotype shows a young Confederate officer from the knees up, seated in a studio with arm resting a table beside him, clutching his sword so that the hilt is visible to the camera.… (1138-1888). Learn More »

VIVID NINTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF CONFEDERATE PRIVATE

VIVID NINTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF CONFEDERATE PRIVATE

This image is extremely clear and shows very contemporary looking young man, seated, from the knees-up, wearing an open Confederate shell jacket. Aside from very delicate tinting of the soldier’s… (1138-1859). Learn More »

SAMUEL J.D. McCARGO, CO. B 14th VIRGINIA CAVALRY, WITH PISTOL AND SABER - DIED OF WOUNDS AT GETTYSBURG JULY 3 ON THE EAST CAVALRY FIELD!

SAMUEL J.D. McCARGO, CO. B 14th VIRGINIA CAVALRY, WITH PISTOL AND SABER - DIED OF WOUNDS AT GETTYSBURG JULY 3 ON THE EAST CAVALRY FIELD!

This sixth-plate ambrotype of Samuel J.D. McCargo was published with its identification in the 1979 Confederate Calendar by Lawrence Jones and sold in April 1998 at Swann Galleries in New York.… (1138-1985). Learn More »

$3,950.00
ON HOLD

COLONEL OF TEXAS CAVALRY AND MAJOR GENERAL ARTHUR PENDLETON BAGBY: BY LAND AND BY SEA!

COLONEL OF TEXAS CAVALRY AND MAJOR GENERAL ARTHUR PENDLETON BAGBY: BY LAND AND BY SEA!

Arthur Pendleton Bagby led his Texas cavalry troopers in fights on horseback, on foot, and on shipboard. He rose from Major to Major General, his last two promotions, to brigadier and major general… (1138-1993). Learn More »

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF A MILITIA OFFICER WITH SWORD AND PISTOL, LIKELY VIRGINIA

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF A MILITIA OFFICER WITH SWORD AND PISTOL, LIKELY VIRGINIA

This member of a militia company has donned white gloves and shows off a Model 1850 foot officer’s sword for his portrait, but has left the rain cover on his kepi. He wears a light colored frock… (1138-1980). Learn More »

CASED HALF PLATE AMBROTYPE OF CS SERGEANT, POSSIBLY BY REES, WITH HALF-PLATE TINTYPE OF LIEUTENANT

CASED HALF PLATE AMBROTYPE OF CS SERGEANT, POSSIBLY BY REES, WITH HALF-PLATE TINTYPE OF LIEUTENANT

These two half plate images are nicely paired by pose and are housed together in a thermoplastic case showing on the front the equestrian statue of George Washington in Richmond in its central oval… (1138-1967). Learn More »

NINTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF CS SOLDIER LEANING IN FOR A PHOTO

NINTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF CS SOLDIER LEANING IN FOR A PHOTO

This very young southern soldier is literally leaning into the camera’s field of vision from the viewer’s left. It looks rather like the photographer was anxious to get as many customers in the… (1154-08). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE SERGEANT IN RICHMOND STYLE JACKET

CONFEDERATE SERGEANT IN RICHMOND STYLE JACKET

This sixth-plate ambrotype is housed in an embossed, leatherette case with a separated hinge, but is matted, glassed, and framed, and the facing pad is place. The image is very clear and shows a… (1139-52). Learn More »


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CAPTAIN W.W. RANDOLPH: LIKELY WILLIAM WELFORD RANDOLPH, 2nd VIRGINIA, LATER LT. COLONEL, KIA THE WILDERNESS 1864

Identified as Capt. W.W. Randolf (sic) in the files of the late Bill Turner, noted Virginia collector and dealer, this six plate ambrotype shows Randolph seated with one hand on his thigh and the other resting on a book atop a photographer’s table… (1138-1803). Learn More »

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