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    1/6 Plate Civil War Ambrotype Portrait of a Young Federal Soldier Showing Off for the Folks Back Home, Smoking a Pipe. Wears frock coat open exposing vest, bummer's cap. Nice painted backdrop, trousers tinted blue. Very fine quality, there is a hairline diagonally across the image with no loss that has been neatly repaired and is barely perceptible, otherwise very fine. Photographer's trade card used as backing for the image from "Britton & Sons 40 High St. Barnstaple". In half case. Scarce subject.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2008
    20th-21st Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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