Ambrotypes

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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 »

LT. LEWIS A. ROBERT 39th ALABAMA, WITH A CONFEDERATE FIRST NATIONAL FLAG RIBBON ON HIS CHEST: “ATTENTIVE & EFFICIENT. NONE BETTER.” POW KENTUCKY; WIA CHICKAMAUGA AND RESACA; KIA BENTONVILLE, MARCH 1865, EX-BILL TURNER

LT. LEWIS A. ROBERT 39th ALABAMA, WITH A CONFEDERATE FIRST NATIONAL FLAG RIBBON ON HIS CHEST: “ATTENTIVE & EFFICIENT. NONE BETTER.” POW KENTUCKY; WIA CHICKAMAUGA AND RESACA; KIA BENTONVILLE, MARCH 1865, EX-BILL TURNER

Lewis Robert wore his patriotism not on his sleeve, but on his chest. This great pair of 6th plate ambrotypes shows him before and after joining the army. Shown in uniform at right, he has pinned a… (1138-1822). Learn More »

$3,500.00
ON HOLD

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 »

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 »

$200.00
Originally $295.00

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 »

$100.00
Originally $150.00

NINTH-PLATE AMBROTYPE OF AN ELDERLY WOMAN WITH BIBLE

NINTH-PLATE AMBROTYPE OF AN ELDERLY WOMAN WITH BIBLE

Image is a three-quarter seated view of an older woman wearing a dark dress and shawl with white undersleeves and a white lace cap seated by a table and resting one hand on a Bible that has a gilt… (1138-2042). Learn More »

NINTH-PLATE AMBROTYPE BELIEVED TO BE OF A VIRGINIA SOLDIER

NINTH-PLATE AMBROTYPE BELIEVED TO BE OF A VIRGINIA SOLDIER

Waist-up view of a young soldier wearing a dark frockcoat with a high collar outlined in thick light-colored tape with a single three-piece button on each. The front of the coat has a single row of… (1138-1961). Learn More »

$550.00
ON HOLD

NINTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF DOUBLE ARMED SOLDIER

NINTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF DOUBLE ARMED SOLDIER

Waist-up seated view of a young unidentified soldier wearing a dark four-button sack coat and light trousers. He is posed holding his musket, barrel forward, by his side and wearing a Pattern 1858… (1138-1852). Learn More »

NINTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF A YOUNG MAN IN A VERY NICE UNION CASE WITH A USS MONITOR MOTIF

NINTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF A YOUNG MAN IN A VERY NICE UNION CASE WITH A USS MONITOR MOTIF

Waist-up view of a young man approx. 18 years old wearing a dark civilian suit with white shirt and dark bowtie and sporting a pompadour type haircut with a tuft of curled hair on top. Contrast and… (2022-68). Learn More »

YOUNG CONFEDERATE RECRUIT VISITS THE PHOTOGRAPHER

YOUNG CONFEDERATE RECRUIT VISITS THE PHOTOGRAPHER

This sixth plate ruby ambrotype comes from the Bill Turner collection and shows a young, very innocent, and somewhat worried looking southern soldier in a military frock coat. The coat shows nine… (1138-1966). Learn More »


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RARE AND UNUSUAL VIEW OF COLONEL JOHN S. MOSBY & ONE OF HIS MEN

CDV shows Colonel John Singleton Mosby, the Gray Ghost of the Confederacy, seated in a chair holding a light-colored slouch hat in his lap. He wears a dark civilian coat with light trousers. Standing next to him posed with one hand resting on… (1138-383). Learn More »

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