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    Great 1/6th Plate Tintype Showing Union Brothers From Ohio. A penciled inscription behind the image dates it to 1864 and identifies the sitters as John and James Birch. Although no regimental information is given, these young men clearly hail from the Buckeye State because one of them is wearing an OVM (Ohio Volunteer Militia) belt plate. Under magnification the plate is crystal clear, making this quite a scarce and desirable photograph. The brothers are also wearing 9-button shell jackets and kepis. The tintype is in excellent condition with stable, crack-free emulsion and good surfaces. The case lid has a diagonal crack and there are small chips throughout.

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    December, 2006
    1st-2nd Friday-Saturday
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