Sixth Plate Tintype of a Confederate Infantryman

Sixth plate tintype housed in full pressed paper case featuring a Confederate soldier. He is equipped with infantry accoutrements as well as a tin drum canteen and civilian hat, turned up on the right side. His short, nine-button jacket with branch-colored facings conforms to known patterns issued by the State of Alabama Quartermaster Department, as well as those manufactured by Peter Tait & Company of Limerick, Ireland, imported by the state from 1864 through 1865. Pictured with a federal bayonet scabbard.

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


Case has separated at the hinges.

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
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