He was born 3/28/1843 and died 3/6/1875. He is buried in Old Fellows Cemetery, Kent County, Delaware. Acquired from a local estate sale, it is quite unique and very collectible. The tintype picture itself is very small at just over 1 inch tall. The card type encasement has a plastic covering over it and measures 4 1/8" inches tall by 2 3/4" inches wide.Photography businesses would create these mementos for loved ones. This one was created by Bett's & Prusia, First Premium Art Gallery Only, Hedges Block, Dansville N. Also noted on the card is how it was created - Made with Wing's Patent Multiplying Camera. Governor's Antiques and Architectural Salvage.
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The item "Civil War Delaware Cavalry Soldier Gem Tintype Identified" is in sale since Tuesday, March 26, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Photographs". The seller is "governor11" and is located in Mechanicsville, Virginia. This item can be shipped to United States.