RARE 1/8 PLATE TINTYPE - KANSAS CIVIL WAR DRUMMER BOY IN UNIFORM - IN RARE CDV UNION CASE. What truly makes this an incredibly rare tintype is not the fact that you are simply considering an amazing Civil War drummer boy, but the fact that this image was taken by a woman photographer in Humboldt, Kansas; at Mrs. Larimer's Art Gallery as seen on the backside of the image. In addition, the tintype is housed in a rare 1/8 plate or CDV size thermoplastic Union case.
You are truly considering one of the most interesting Civil War era drummer boys I have ever encountered. Good luck to all my clientele winning this amazing cased tintype. CONDITION : Please view my detailed photos for the actual condition of the image and as part of my description.
The eighth plate contains excellent contrast, tonal range and spectacular sharpness. I have shown photos of the backside of the plate so you can read the photographer's label. The image is held in a wonderful brown toned thermoplastic case. The case is in very good antique condition, with only a corner chip, a bit of wear to the velvet pillow and some minor edge wear. The case contains good hinges and functions wonderfully.
The image is surrounded by an excellent condition preserver and mat. Overall, you are considering an amazing cased tintype by a even more rare woman photographer. The item "RARE 1/8 PLATE TINTYPE KANSAS CIVIL WAR DRUMMER BOY IN RARE CDV UNION CASE" is in sale since Saturday, October 26, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Photographic Images\Vintage & Antique (Pre-1940)\Tintypes".
The seller is "nic-o-matic" and is located in Lawrence, Kansas. This item can be shipped worldwide.