Sixth Plate Ambrotype of a Confederate Soldier by a New Orleans Photographer

Sixth plate ambrotype of a seated Confederate soldier with lightly tinted cheeks, wearing an eight-button short jacket with wooden buttons, characteristic of a Deep South regiment. Housed in a full folio case with an advertising card reading "D.B. Griffin, / Photographic Artist. / New-Orleans."


Image with some wear including lacquer loss to portrait's upper left corner (as viewed from recto); case with wear including some holes, areas of separation at edges, soiling, and discoloration; card with somewhat faded text, light discoloration at edges, and a small area of paper loss to upper left corner.

Estimate: $600 - $800
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