October 31, 2018 10:00 AM EDT Cincinnati


535

Civil War Sixth Plate Tintype of a US Colored Troops Soldier

A rare and striking pose of an African-American soldier of the United States Colored Troops, the unidentified sitter wearing a kepi and blue-tinted greatcoat and looking confidently into the camera. Housed in a patriotic Union case with blue velvet lining. From a Philadelphia estate, from which it is believed it descended from the subject of the photograph.

Condition:

 Plate with crazing, but free of significant scratches or oxidation. Case very good.

Estimate: $6,000 - $8,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$7,638
10/31/2018

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