Two (2) Mid 19th century ambrotypes, including CSA soldier. 1st item: Civil War era sixth plate ambrotype depicting a Confederate States of America (CSA) soldier with a full beard dressed in an infantry uniform. Housed in half of a gutta percha case with gilt mat having an inverted shield-shaped opening. 3 1/4" H x 2 3/4" W. 2nd item: Ninth plate ambrotype depicting the bust of a seated woman in mid 19th century dress, tinting to her cheeks, in a studio setting. Studio marks for Holmes, Booth & Hayden, Waterbury, CT to case. Housed in a gutta percha case with molded basket of flower motif. 2 2/1" H x 2" W. CONDITION: Overall good condition with some wear to cases and scattered minor spots of oxidation to images. 1st item: Lid to case is missing.
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