Quarter Plate Ruby Ambrotype of an Armed Union Soldier and Father

Quarter plate ruby ambrotype featuring an armed Union cavalryman wearing a mounted services jacket complete with shoulder scales, standing next to an older man, possibly his father. Jacket trim and shoulder scales highlighted in gold. Housed in rare full Union case, Scroll Design with Patterned Center and Stars (see Krainik-42).


Image with light wipe marks and a few abrasions following a diagonal line near center; mat with some spots of discoloration.

Estimate: $800 - $1,200
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