Sale 2486 - Lot 80
Estimate: $ 250 - $ 350
(PHOTOGRAPHY--CIVIL WAR.) Cased sixth-plate tintype portrait of Union general Nathaniel Banks. Tintype, 2 1/2 x 2 inches oval to sight, in period 3 1/2 x 3-inch case with gilt flag on front cover; minor wear to case, with joint coming loose. Np, circa 1860s
A reverse image of an engraving of Banks; his reversed facsimile signature can be seen faintly below the portrait.