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1/4th Plate Tintype of a Boy Soldier

1/4th Plate Tintype of a Boy Soldier

300.00

This is a very interesting tintype image of a very young boy wearing a military style uniform with gold tinting.  He's wearing a shako type cap (From 1800 on, the shako became a common military headdress of many regiments in many armies.), knapsack on back, and holding something at port arms... rifle, stick, hard to tell?! T he focus is a bit soft but the image has nice tonal contrast. It is in good condition, just minor light age wear to surface, with no bends or cracks. The photograph comes in a full geometric leather case with new inner and outer hinges (satisfaction guaranteed), a crisp and clean brass mat and preserver, and a very nice velvet trim pad.

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This is a very interesting tintype image of a very young boy wearing a military style uniform with gold tinting.  He's wearing a shako type cap (From 1800 on, the shako became a common military headdress of many regiments in many armies.), knapsack on back, and holding something at port arms... rifle, stick, hard to tell?! T he focus is a bit soft but the image has nice tonal contrast. It is in good condition, just minor light age wear to surface, with no bends or cracks. The photograph comes in a full geometric leather case with new inner and outer hinges (satisfaction guaranteed), a crisp and clean brass mat and preserver, and a very nice velvet trim pad.