Quarter plate ambrotype half portrait of a 7th New York Militia private wearing a gray uniform with epaulettes and holding his red-pommed shako. N.p.: n.p., n.d. (diagonal crack through plate, with scattered spotting to image, mat, and preserver; unsealed.) Housed under patriotic union shield mat in a leatherette case (some surface wear with small spots of finish loss). Velvet pad with anchor motif. Subject's buttons highlighted in gold.
Sixth plate ambrotype half portrait of a seated New York State Militia sergeant wearing a gray uniform with epaulettes, sergeant's stripes, and belt plate, and holding his red-pommed shako in one arm. N.p.: n.p., n.d. (Thick tarnish surrounding subject, with discoloration/soiling to mat and preserver; unsealed.) Housed in a pressed paper case (surface wear throughout including finish loss to edges and raised surfaces). Subject's buttons, epaulettes, belt plate, and shako insignia highlighted in gold. Subject's collar, sleeve stripes, cuffs, and pom tinted red. Published on page 298 of American Military Headgear Insignia by Michael J. O'Donnel and J. Duncan Campbell.
Sixth plate ruby ambrotype full standing portrait of a New York State Militia private wearing a gray uniform with epaulettes, "US" belt plate, and plumed shako, and holding a bayonetted rifle at his side. N.p.: n.p., n.d. (Upper left corner of plate missing, heavy emulsion issues to upper and lower edges, and spotting to mat and preserver; unsealed.) Housed in a pressed paper case with gilt designs on covers (fully separated at spine, with surface wear including finish loss throughout).
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