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[CIVIL WAR]. Quarter plate ambrotype of Union infantry private seated in a studio. N.p.: n.p., [ca 1861-1862].

Quarter plate ambrotype of an infantry private uniformed in regulation 4-button sack coat, his kepi resting on the table beside him. (Exceptionally clear, strong contrast, few minor spots.) Housed in half pressed paper case (surface scuffing, some surface loss). The raincover over the kepi with square bill is indicative of a late 1861-1862 date as this piece of accoutrement was soon dispensed with. While the older private remains seated, he looks as if he's posed to spring from the chair.

Starting Price: $200
Estimate: $400 - $600
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