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Civil War Quarter Plate Tintype of African American Corporal

Quarter plate, lightly hand-colored tintype providing a full-length portrait of a defiant African American corporal standing in front of a simple white backdrop. He is wearing a forage cap and nine button frock coat, the buttons highlighted in gold. Two cent internal revenue stamp affixed on verso. Housed in half case.

Condition:

Remnants of adhesive along top and bottom edges of plate, plus minor loss to lower left corner of plate. Some minor, scattered nicks/scratches in plate. 

Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$4,375
11/15/2019

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