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SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF CONFEDERATE SOLDIER IN MONITOR CASE

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF CONFEDERATE SOLDIER IN MONITOR CASE

This southern soldier is shown seated, resting one elbow on a table beside him. He wears a double-breasted frock coat and is likely an officer, though we don’t see any rank insignia. The image has… (1138-1893). Learn More »

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF TWO YOUNG DOCTORS IN THE OFFICE

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF TWO YOUNG DOCTORS IN THE OFFICE

This very unusual and striking six-plate ambrotype dates about 1855-1860 and shows two young doctors posed seated, perhaps in celebration of recent graduation from a medical school or formation of a… (1138-1891). Learn More »

PRE-WAR VIRGINIA MILITIA OFFICER

PRE-WAR VIRGINIA MILITIA OFFICER

This sixth-plate ambrotype is from the collection of the late Bill Turner and was marked by him as a Virginia militia officer, an identification with which we agree. The state’s 1858 regulations… (1138-1901). Learn More »

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF YOUNG DRUMMER IN ZOUAVE UNIFORM

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF YOUNG DRUMMER IN ZOUAVE UNIFORM

Elmer Ellsworth’s 1860 tour of the country with his United States Zouave Cadets set off a craze for zouave fashion in general and their light infantry style drill among militia units in particular.… (1138-1927). Learn More »

MAJOR THOMAS W. LENDRUM, USMA 1815, HE ARRESTED OSCEOLA IN 1835!

MAJOR THOMAS W. LENDRUM, USMA 1815, HE ARRESTED OSCEOLA IN 1835!

This 6th plate daguerreotype dates to the early or mid-1840s is a from-life view of Major Thomas W. Landrum, with his name on an old family-written label on the glass and comes from the collection of… (1138-1958). Learn More »

FANTASTIC QUARTER-PLATE RUBY AMBROTYPE OF CAPTAIN G. W. WATERS COMMANDING JEFFERSON BARRACKS MISSOURI

FANTASTIC QUARTER-PLATE RUBY AMBROTYPE OF CAPTAIN G. W. WATERS COMMANDING JEFFERSON BARRACKS MISSOURI

Image shows Captain George Washington Waters mounted on his horse in a field with trees and a small building in the background. The image has a little oxidation around the edges but the rider and… (1139-17). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE MAJOR IN SIXTH PLATE TINTYPE EX-BILL TURNER

CONFEDERATE MAJOR IN SIXTH PLATE TINTYPE EX-BILL TURNER

This comes from the collection of the late noted Virginia collector and dealer Bill Turner and shows a Confederate major in regulation CS officer’s frock coat. He is shown from the lower chest up,… (1138-1788). Learn More »

QUARTER-PLATE COLORED TINTYPE OF GENERAL JOHNSON HAGOOD

QUARTER-PLATE COLORED TINTYPE OF GENERAL JOHNSON HAGOOD

This quarter-plate tintype was colored during the period to create a strong portrait of Confederate General Johnson Hagood (1829-1898.) Hagood is seated and shown from the waist up in his… (846-361). Learn More »

$3,750.00
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AMBROTYPE OF JOSEPH C. SEXTON, 4th VIRGINIA, STONEWALL BRIGADE, PROMOTED CAPTAIN AND MAJOR, GORDON’S DIVISION COMMISSARY AT APPOMATTOX

AMBROTYPE OF JOSEPH C. SEXTON, 4th VIRGINIA, STONEWALL BRIGADE, PROMOTED CAPTAIN AND MAJOR, GORDON’S DIVISION COMMISSARY AT APPOMATTOX

The interior of the back of the case has a period pencil inscription reading “J.C. Sexton / Wytheville Va.” along with some measurements and details such as “Hair Black. . . ,” indicating a… (1138-1816). Learn More »

$3,250.00
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GEORGE WASHINGTON KURTZ, 5th VIRGINIA, WOUNDED AT GETTYSBURG, CAPTURED AT SPOTSYLVANIA, EX-BILL TURNER COLLECTION

GEORGE WASHINGTON KURTZ, 5th VIRGINIA, WOUNDED AT GETTYSBURG, CAPTURED AT SPOTSYLVANIA, EX-BILL TURNER COLLECTION

Housed in a “Constitution and the Laws” thermoplastic case, this sixth plate ambrotype shows George Washington Kurtz seated wearing a single breasted gray frock coat with brass buttons, opened to… (1138-1848). Learn More »

$5,500.00
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TWO CONFEDERATE ARTILLERYMEN

TWO CONFEDERATE ARTILLERYMEN

This sixth plate ambrotype shows two Confederate enlisted artillerymen, in a two-thirds length seated pose, both wearing caps and jackets trimmed red by the photographer. The soldier on the left has… (1138-2020). Learn More »

$795.00
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SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF CONFEDERATE SOLDER IN QM ISSUE JACKET

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF CONFEDERATE SOLDER IN QM ISSUE JACKET

This ambrotype is from the collection of the late Bill Turner and was noted by him as a Virginia Volunteer. He rests one elbow on a table and wears a nine-button jacket with shoulder straps, very much… (1138-1977). Learn More »

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF “DOCTOR AMISS” EX-BILL TURNER COLLECTION

SIXTH PLATE AMBROTYPE OF “DOCTOR AMISS” EX-BILL TURNER COLLECTION

This very clear ambrotype shows a young man in officer’s uniform at left with his arm draped protectively behind a younger girl on the right. He wears an 1839 pattern forage cap and an officer’s… (1138-1897). Learn More »

SYLVANUS EDWARDS, 3rd AND 5th VIRGINIA CAVALRY, 1861-1865, JAMES CITY TROOP

SYLVANUS EDWARDS, 3rd AND 5th VIRGINIA CAVALRY, 1861-1865, JAMES CITY TROOP

This sixth plate ambrotype from the collection of the late Bill Turner has a nice period inscription in the back of the case: “Presented to Mrs. R. D. Edwards by her son Sylvanus.” A sister seems… (1138-1917). Learn More »

FULL STANDING QUARTER-PLATE TINTYPE OF ARMED UNION SOLDIER

FULL STANDING QUARTER-PLATE TINTYPE OF ARMED UNION SOLDIER

Subject is posed in front of a painted backdrop of a lake or canal scene with a long boat with people in it on the water and mountains in the background. The soldier stands at the position of “ORDER… (1139-44). Learn More »

$200.00
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CONFEDERATE SERGEANT IN RICHMOND DEPOT JACKET WITH GIBSON WOOD BUTTONS

CONFEDERATE SERGEANT IN RICHMOND DEPOT JACKET WITH GIBSON WOOD BUTTONS

This Confederate sergeant is shown seated in a 6th plate ambrotype wearing a jacket buttoned at the collar, but open to show part of his shirt. The jacket seems clearly to be a Richmond Depot Type-II… (1138-1890). Learn More »

DOUBLE CASED CLEAR IMAGES OF TWO CONFEDERATE PRIVATES

DOUBLE CASED CLEAR IMAGES OF TWO CONFEDERATE PRIVATES

These two sixth plate, very clear ambrotype images of Confederate soldiers are unidentified but are nicely paired in a double thermoplastic case. The image on the left is tintype and shows a young man… (1138-1863). Learn More »

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 »

MOUNTED AND ARMED UNION CAVALRYMAN

MOUNTED AND ARMED UNION CAVALRYMAN

This is a scarce outdoor tintype of a mounted Union cavalryman in a nice quarter-plate size. The image has good detail and clarity, no easy task for the rider holding the horse still and the… (2021-773). Learn More »

SIXTH PLATE TINTYPE OF SOLDIER WITH EARLY WHITE ACCOUTERMENT BELTS

SIXTH PLATE TINTYPE OF SOLDIER WITH EARLY WHITE ACCOUTERMENT BELTS

This sixth plate tintype shows a clean-shaven Union soldier in regulation infantry frock coat and flat-brimmed forage cap. He is seated in front of a plain backdrop and looks straight at the camera,… (2021-780). Learn More »


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MEDICAL STAFF SWORD OF SURGEON ROBERT BROWNE, 31st NEW JERSEY AND U.S. VOLS BREVETED MAJOR AND LT. COLONEL

Robert Bethel Browne did two tours of duty as an army surgeon in the Civil War: the first as the Surgeon of the 31st New Jersey, when he acquired this sword, and then as an Assistant Surgeon in the U.S. Volunteer forces of the U.S. Army, when he… (1117-117). Learn More »

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