February 14, 2019 12:00 PM EST Cincinnati
Ends February 25, 2019


Four Civil War Cased Images Featuring Armed Soldiers, Including an Officer and Cavalrymen

Quarter plate tintype of a Union officer, housed in a full thermolastic case of the scarce Chasse au Faucon design (K-32). The young man appears seated, his legs crossed at the knee, and rests his hands on the pommel of a sword. He wears a jacket adorned with the shoulder straps of a second lieutenant, as well as a cap with an infantry horn and what may be an encircled regimental design. Somewhat strangely, the sword belt plate is upside down, possibly in an attempt to correct the image so that the sword would properly appear on his left side.

Sixth plate tintype of an armed Union cavalryman housed in a full pressed paper case. Heavily bearded, the man stands in uniform, consisting of a mounted services jacket, sword belt, and fatigue cap.

Tintype portrait of a member of the Union cavalry, housed in a full pressed paper case. He wears the standard issue uniform of light trousers, a mounted services jacket with shoulder scales, and a forage cap marked "C," indicating his company. He wears gloves and rests his left hand on a sword, though no sword belt is visible at his waist. Posed before studio backdrop with a man in a top hat mounted on a white horse.

Ninth plate ambrotype of a federal cavalry sergeant holding a sword close at his side. He wears a mounted services jacket with sergeant stripes and a belt which appears to be of Mexican War style. Tinting accentuates uniform details and cheeks. Housed in full Union case. 


Estimate: $300 - $500
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