Tintype of a Confederate Officer-Ambrotype

The long-bearded gentleman sits in a three-quarter pose, wearing the signature Confederate officerís frock coat with a double row of buttons. The single row of sleeve braid and single collar stripe identify the officer as a Second Lieutenant. Frame of original ambrotype visible at edges. Tintype was likely made of the more fragile ambrotype for greater portability. Images measures 2.5î x 3.75î. Fine condition. Picture was up for auction in 2007 http://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/3981685

1 year ago on 06/15/13 at 08:58pm
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