QUARTER-PLATE TINTYPE OF A UNION CAPTAIN & HIS TWO LIEUTENANTS ENJOYING A SMOKE

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Item Code: 2021-926

Image is of a Federal captain with his 1st and 2nd lieutenants, seated on a bench next to a window, enjoying their pipes.

The captain sits at left and is posed leaning slightly forward with a hand on each knee. He wears a dark forage cap at an angle, dark frockcoat with clearly visible shoulder straps and matching dark trousers. He wears his sash diagonally across his chest showing that he is serving as Officer of the Day for his unit. Firmly clamped in his mouth is a short reed spout with a clay pipe at the end.

Seated next to the captain is his first lieutenant wearing a dark kepi with infantry hunting horn insignia on the front with a number “21” at center, a dark frockcoat with double bordered 1st lieutenant’s shoulder straps and a matching vest with dark trousers with a light leg stripe. He is posed with his legs crossed and his hands in his lap. In one hand he holds a clay pipe with a reed stem.

At far right in the 2nd lieutenant who wears a dark forage cap with infantry insignia with the number “21” at center on the front of the crown, dark frockcoat with clearly visible shoulder straps and matching trousers. In his mouth he holds a very long read stem with a clay pipe at the end.

Clarity and contrast are excellent. Image comes with a decorative brass mat and stamped brass frame. All are housed in a union case that is in excellent condition and free of chips or cracks.  [ad] [ph:L]

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