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    Quarter Plate Tintype of Mounted Union Cavalryman. It is truly remarkable that any equestrian portraits were made in an era when photographic equipment was cumbersome and the subjects were required to be still for an eternity. This rare outdoor image captures a fresh-faced Yankee trooper and his steed amid a shattered Southern landscape. Gold paint has been judiciously applied to accentuate the saber, horse tack and kepi insignia, while the ground is tinted green. Behind original brass matt placed in much later open wooden frame. The image enjoys excellent surfaces.

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    June, 2008
    29th-30th Sunday-Monday
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