Sixth Plate Ruby Ambrotype of Union Artilleryman

Sixth plate ruby ambrotype of an unidentified Union artilleryman. Uncredited. A studio portrait of the soldier, he is seated above a painted forest backdrop. One hand rests on his lap the other holds his forage cap on top of a walking stick or perhaps his sword. His cheeks and uniform piping are hand-tinted in red and his uniform buttons and shoulder straps are tinted with gold. Housed in a pressed paper case. 


 A few light scratches, some lifting at lower edge. Case split at hinge with tape repair. 

Estimate: $200 - $300
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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