Ambrotypes are unique positive photographs on glass. Ambrotypes of Civil War soldiers are much more scarce than tintypes. Here is one with a fully equipped Civil War soldier. Note: this may be an ambrotype of an ambrotype, as there appears to be a mat visible within the photograph.
Since ambrotypes were each unique, the only way to copy them would be to make a photograph of the original. That would be done in the case of a family that wanted multiple copies of a photograph. Front and back of the case are handsome. There is new tape on the spine.Has the'flat' appearance of a vintage period copy. The item "DOUBLE ARMED CIVIL WAR SOLDIER AMBROTYPE PISTOL REVOLVER RIFLE" is in sale since Monday, August 03, 2015. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Photographs". The seller is "genest" and is located in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped worldwide.