[EARLY PHOTOGRAPHY] -- [MILITARY]. Quarter plate and sixth plate ambrotypes of British soldiers.

Quarter plate ambrotype full standing studio portrait of a young British cavalryman leaning on a chair and holding a book atop a table upon which his gold-highlighted hat rests. N.p.: n.p., n.d. (Some emulsion flaking and deterioration, spotting to mat; unsealed.) Housed in a full pressed paper case (surface wear with finish loss throughout, especially front cover, some separation with repair to spine). Subject stands in front of an elaborately painting backdrop featuring a pillar and decorative urn. 

Sixth plate ruby ambrotype seated portrait of a British soldier in uniform including gold-highlighted epaulettes, belt plate, buttons, and collar detail. N.p.: n.p., n.d. (Some tarnish along mat opening, with light spotting throughout.) Housed in a geometric union case [Berg 3-125] (surface soil and light nicking and chipping to edges, with alignment issues). 

Estimate: $250 - $350
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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