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

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