November 16, 2018 10:00 AM EST Cincinnati


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Quarter Plate Ambrotype of a Union Officer

A nicely arranged quarter plate ambrotype featuring a solemn-looking Union first lieutenant wearing a single-breasted frock coat, with an embroidered forage cap featuring regimental insignia resting on a pillar beside him. Background artwork lightly tinted in red and green, with officer's cheeks tinted pink. Housed in a full Union case with scroll design. 

Provenance:Charles A. and Frances Swedlund Collection of Early Photography

Condition:

Image with some fading to bottom and light spotting to upper half. Case with wear to edges and hinges, with surface soil throughout. 

Estimate: $400 - $600
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$330
11/16/2018

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