Very rare and wonderful, 1860s Civil War Sixth Plate, Hand Tinted, Tintype Photograph of a Union Cavalry Soldier on horseback!! This outstanding, period Tintype Photograph measures approx. 2 3/4 by 3 1/4 and is housed in one half of a pressed leather hard case.
The Tintype is a wonderful, full length, standing portrait of the Cavalry Soldier wearing a blue tinted frock coat and slouch hat. He sit atop his horse in what appears to be a McClellan Saddle holding the reins lightly. Both Cavalryman and horse stand on what appear to be an open plain. Neither the soldier nor the photographer is identified in any way.This very rare and wonderful, Civil War Tintype Photo of an armed Union Army Cavalry Soldier with his mount is in very good condition. The focus is good, the contrast strong and the tonality rich. There are scratches and small scuffs to the emulsion and there are some shallow bends to the plate.
There is also a debossed dot at the upper left hand corner of the plate in the area of the sky. The surface is sound and stable with no crazing or flaking.The Tintype is housed in one half of a pressed leather hard case which likely is not original to the Image. A rare and wonderful, 1860s Civil War Sixth Plate Tintype Photograph of a Union Cavalry Soldier on horseback and his horse and a fantastic addition to any collection! The item "1860's CIVIL WAR TINTYPE PHOTO OF UNION CAVALRY SOLDIER WITH HIS HORSE OUTDOORS" is in sale since Friday, November 18, 2016. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Photographs". The seller is "walnutts" and is located in Brewster, Massachusetts.
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