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MILITARY NINTH-PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE BY REES WHILE WORKING IN NEW YORK CITY

MILITARY NINTH-PLATE DAGUERREOTYPE BY REES WHILE WORKING IN NEW YORK CITY

Charles Rees is best known among collectors for his military portraits in Confederate Richmond, but he worked in New York City from 1852 to 1854 and this is a very nice portrait of one of New York’s… (1138-1887). Learn More »

NINTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF A YOUNG BLACK GIRL

NINTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF A YOUNG BLACK GIRL

Subject is a young black girl approx. 9 or 10 years old. She is posed seated in a high-backed padded chair holding her hat in her lap. She wears a light-colored cape with a round fibula at her throat… (1138-2041). Learn More »

TINTED THREE-QUARTER STANDING VIEW OF AN ARMED UNION INFANTRYMAN

TINTED THREE-QUARTER STANDING VIEW OF AN ARMED UNION INFANTRYMAN

Sixth-plate tintype of an unidentified Union private posed standing with his musket by his side. He wears a slouch hat with a low, rounded crown, dark four button sack coat and trousers that have been… (1139-56). Learn More »

SIXTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF SOLDIER WEARING TWO INFANTRY INSIGNIA ON HIS HARDEE HAT

SIXTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF SOLDIER WEARING TWO INFANTRY INSIGNIA ON HIS HARDEE HAT

Image is a waist-up view of a soldier wearing the Model 1858 dress hat also known as the “Hardee Hat” complete with a hat cord and two infantry hunting horns arranged one over the other, on the… (1139-13). Learn More »

$295.00
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DAGUERROTYPE IN UNIFORM OF LEWIS HENRY LITTLE, BREVET FOR GALLANT AND MERITORIOUS CONDUCT AT MONTEREY 1846; KILLED IN ACTION AS CONFEDERATE BRIGADIER GENERAL AND DIVISION COMMANDER AT IUKA 1862

DAGUERROTYPE IN UNIFORM OF LEWIS HENRY LITTLE, BREVET FOR GALLANT AND MERITORIOUS CONDUCT AT MONTEREY 1846; KILLED IN ACTION AS CONFEDERATE BRIGADIER GENERAL AND DIVISION COMMANDER AT IUKA 1862

This very clear sixth-plate daguerreotype dates about 1850 and shows Lewis Henry Little, usually referred to by his middle name, as a Captain in the 7th U.S. Infantry. Born in Maryland in 1817, he was… (1138-1808). 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 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 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 »

ARMED AND ID’D CONFEDERATE WITH A LOVE NOTE ON THE REVERSE

ARMED AND ID’D CONFEDERATE WITH A LOVE NOTE ON THE REVERSE

This Confederate private is shown in gray jacket and gray trousers with a wide dark stripe. He is bareheaded and wears his hair neatly combed and mustache and goatee. He has turned down the collar of… (1139-21). 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 »

$2,500.00
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CONFEDERATE SOLDIER WITH LARGE D-GUARD BOWIE KNIFE

CONFEDERATE SOLDIER WITH LARGE D-GUARD BOWIE KNIFE

This Confederate soldier is seated with one arm resting on the table beside him. He wears dark trousers and a simple dark jacket showing six small brass buttons down the front and a short, standing… (1138-1882). Learn More »

$2,750.00
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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 »

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
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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 »

EMPTY DOUBLE NINTH PLATE UNION CASE

EMPTY DOUBLE NINTH PLATE UNION CASE

Case is in excellent shape. The raised decoration on the exterior is heavy scrollwork along the edges with an oval shaped scroll and riband combination. There are no cracks or chips. Interior can… (P12043). Learn More »

$100.00
Originally $175.00

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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THE ONLY KNOWN WIDMANN 1840 CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABER: DATED 1844

This is a unique opportunity to acquire a one-of-a-kind U.S. cavalry officer’s saber. Frederick W. Widmann emigrated to the U.S. in 1816 and set up business in Philadelphia as a die-sinker and sword-mounter using imported sword blades by 1825.… (870-279). Learn More »

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