Sixth Plate Tintype of Seated Buffalo Soldier Marksman, ca 1886

Sixth plate tintype studio portrait of an unidentified Buffalo Soldier. Unknown photographer and locale, n.d., ca 1886. The soldier looks at the camera with an intense gaze and is seated in his uniform with marksman's pins visible on his collar. He holds a piece of paper in his hand that appears to have bullet holes - perhaps a target used as evidence of his sharpshooting. His uniform indicates that he was a sergeant during the Late Indian Wars. 


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Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
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