both unidentified. Lot includes an early ruby sixth plate ambrotype of a sergeant wearing full leather gear, plus an eight plate tinted tintype of a double armed private showing kepi insignia for Company H., 9th New York Heavy Artillery.
Condition: The ambrotype shows numerous scratches and abrasions with just average clarity, G. Housed in a full composition case. The eight plate tintype is heavily scratched—including the young solder’s face—with bends and cracked emulsion along the fault lines. No case.