[CIVIL WAR]. A group of 2 quarter plate images, incl. ruby ambrotype of Union soldier holding rifle with fixed bayonet.

Quarter plate ruby ambrotype of Union soldier fully equipped and standing at attention with his rifle and fixed bayonet (contrast a little weak). Housed in full, pressed paper case (reinforced at hinge, corner/edge wear, some surface loss). 


Quarter plate tintype of a Union private with longe beard, wearing an unbuttoned, blue-tinted greatcoat, trousers that are tucked into his boots, an everyday shirt, and partially buttoned vest, one side of which is tucked into his trousers. He wears a wide-brimmed hat on his head. The photographer's stand is visible at his feet (few bends in plate that don't detract from image). Housed in half, pressed paper case (corner/edge wear). 

Estimate: $350 - $450
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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