Photograph by Bonta & Curtiss of Syracuse, New York (see backmark). Period ink manuscript on the reverse, "The Armless Sailor Lost arms at the Battle of Fort Fisher". Certainly a thought provoking image that makes one wonder about the post Civil War life of an enterprising disabled veteran. Approximate size is 2-1/4" x 3-1/2".
Condition: light soiling and toning. Clipped corners on mount board for easier insertion into a photo album page of the period.Please see scans for additional condition review. Get Images that Make Supersized Seem Small. Auctiva's Listing Templates improve your auctions in minutes. Attention Sellers - Get Templates Image Hosting, Scheduling at Auctiva. The item "C1866 CIVIL WAR SOLDIER / NAVY SAILOR AMPUTEE w DONATION ORGAN, FT FISHER BATTLE" is in sale since Thursday, February 11, 2016.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Photographic Images\Vintage & Antique (Pre-1940)\CDVs". The seller is "gallerybfa" and is located in Pittsburgh, PA. This item can be shipped worldwide.