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Quarter Plate Ruby Ambrotype of Armed Infantry Private Attributed to Quinby, Charleston, SC

Quarter plate ruby ambrotype of an armed but unidentified infantry private out of Aiken, South Carolina, wearing a seven-button sack coat. The short jacket appears to have seven flat, wooden buttons cut with a short stand-up collar. The private holds a P'53 Enfield Rifle and wears a plain rifleman's leather belt with buckle. Although lacking a studio marking, this image was almost certainly photographed by Quinby Studios in Charleston, SC. Housed in half case with ring attached at top for hanging on wall. 

Condition:

Wear along perimeter of plate. Wipes in plate. Contrast very good despite wear to plate. 

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,500
11/15/2019

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