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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 »

DRUMMER MELVIN ALLEN BROWN Co. G 122ND ILLINOIS, FIGHTING FORREST IN WEST TENNESSEE

DRUMMER MELVIN ALLEN BROWN Co. G 122ND ILLINOIS, FIGHTING FORREST IN WEST TENNESSEE

This very clear 6th plate tintype shows a young Union drummer in a regulation infantry musician’s frock coat, standing with his snare drum hanging from a drum sling around his neck and holding his… (1139-38). Learn More »

QUARTER-PLATE TINTYPE OF A GRIEVING MOTHER & HER CHILDREN IN A MOURNING THEMED UNION CASE

QUARTER-PLATE TINTYPE OF A GRIEVING MOTHER & HER CHILDREN IN A MOURNING THEMED UNION CASE

Wonderful, clear image of a young mother dressed in a long black dress with a white lace collar and black bow at her throat flanked by her two children. Leaning against the mother’s knee is a young… (1138-1945). Learn More »

VERY NICE SIXTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF A YOUNG AMERICAN WOMAN OF AFRICAN DESCENT

VERY NICE SIXTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF A YOUNG AMERICAN WOMAN OF AFRICAN DESCENT

The subject is posed resting one arm on a cloth covered table on which a book rests. She wears a light-colored dress which buttons down the front, has a white lace collar and a dark sash at her… (1138-2033). Learn More »

QUARTER-PLATE TINTYPE OF TWO MEN SHARING A BOTTLE OF “RED EYE”

QUARTER-PLATE TINTYPE OF TWO MEN SHARING A BOTTLE OF “RED EYE”

Nice, clean image of two men seated at a small cloth covered table beside a short column. The fellow at the left wears a dark slouch hat and a dark civilian suit with matching dark vest. The… (1138-2019). Learn More »

EIGHTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF A BAREFOOT YOUNG CHILD OF AFRICAN DESCENT

EIGHTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF A BAREFOOT YOUNG CHILD OF AFRICAN DESCENT

Tintype shows a little fellow perhaps 6 or 7 years old wearing dark jacket and light trousers. He is posed standing by a table with two books stacked on it and he is standing in front of a painted… (1138-2045). Learn More »

SIXTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF A SEATED MILITIA SOLDIER

SIXTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF A SEATED MILITIA SOLDIER

This unknown subject sits at a table on which his left arm rests. He wears a dark slouch hat with a flat crown, hat cord, ostrich plume and with the letters “KSP” attached to the front of the… (1138-2028). Learn More »

TINTYPE OF A TRIPLE ARMED UNION CAVALRYMAN IN A PATRIOTIC CASE

TINTYPE OF A TRIPLE ARMED UNION CAVALRYMAN IN A PATRIOTIC CASE

Image is a sixth-plate tin of a Union cavalryman wearing a dark slouch hat with the tassels of the hat cord turned toward the back of the hat. Just visible on the crown are crossed sabers that have… (1139-61). 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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NEWLY ENLISTED CONFEDERATE CAVALRYMAN

NEWLY ENLISTED CONFEDERATE CAVALRYMAN

This fellow has likely just signed up in a local cavalry unit and has not yet gotten a uniform, but has taken his saber to the photographer for a portrait before going off to war. He is bareheaded,… (1138-2014). Learn More »

$1,250.00
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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 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 »

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 »

FULL STANDING SIXTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF A YOUNG CONFEDERATE PRIVATE

FULL STANDING SIXTH-PLATE TINTYPE OF A YOUNG CONFEDERATE PRIVATE

Looking at this Confederate soldier one gets the impression that he was tall and lanky. He is posed with his arms by his side holding a dark colored slouch hat in his hand. He wears a light-colored… (141-166). Learn More »

SIXTH-PLATE OUTDOOR TINTYPE OF THE MCMECHEN HOUSE AND STORE IN MOOREFIELD, WEST VIRGINIA

SIXTH-PLATE OUTDOOR TINTYPE OF THE MCMECHEN HOUSE AND STORE IN MOOREFIELD, WEST VIRGINIA

Great outdoor view of the McMechen house and store on Main St. in Moorefield, West Virginia. The house and store fill the right side of the image with another home visible in the background. The left… (1138-1805). Learn More »

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CASED PAIR 6th PLATE TINTYPES CONFEDERATE SOLDIER WITH WIFE AND SON

CASED PAIR 6th PLATE TINTYPES CONFEDERATE SOLDIER WITH WIFE AND SON

This pair of very clear tintypes is housed in a thermoplastic double case. On the left is a soldier in gray frock coat with brass buttons, seated arm-in-arm with a woman wearing a shawl who is… (1138-1854). Learn More »

ARMED CONFEDERATE LIEUTENANT COLONEL

ARMED CONFEDERATE LIEUTENANT COLONEL

This uncased eighth-plate tintype is a very clear studio view of a Confederate lieutenant colonel wear frock coat, narrow brim hat, gauntlets and tall boots. He has tilted his hat slightly to one side… (1138-2029). Learn More »

LIKELY SOUTHERN OUTDOOR TINTYPE OF MAN AND HORSE

LIKELY SOUTHERN OUTDOOR TINTYPE OF MAN AND HORSE

This sixth plate tintype is housed in an embossed leatherette case and shows a young man in a very wide-brimmed hat posed next to a saddled horse. He is in shirtsleeves, turned to the viewer’s… (1138-1997). Learn More »


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EXCELLENT U.S. MODEL 1840 LIGHT ARTILLERY OFFICER’S SABER WITH MINTY ETCHED BLADE

This pattern was introduced in 1840 for all mounted officers other than cavalry, but with the introduction of the 1850 patterns it was limited to officers of light artillery, making it very scarce. On top being a very hard to find pattern, this one… (870-635). Learn More »

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