June 25, 2021 10:00 AM EDT Cincinnati


[CIVIL WAR]. Sixth plate ruby ambrotype of Civil War soldier affectionately posed with his child. N.p.: n.p., [1860s].

Sixth plate ruby ambrotype. (Discoloration and some flaking of emulsion near mat opening.) Housed in full pressed paper case (reinforced at hinge, some surface scuffing). The private wears an issue dark blue forage cap but retains his early war grey militia uniform, possibly New York based on the cloth shoulder straps trimmed with a narrow band of light colored piping. An uncommon and compelling portrait of a soldier with his child. 

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