Mar 29, 2018 - Sale 2471

Sale 2471 - Lot 267

Price Realized: $ 4,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
(MILITARY--CIVIL WAR.) Full-length carte-de-visite studio portrait of an African-American soldier. Albumen photograph, 3 3/4 x 2 inches, on original plain mount; minor wear. Np, circa 1863-65

Additional Details

The soldier is wearing white parade gloves and holding a bayoneted musket. Though his name and regiment are not known, his hat is typical of those worn by Western units, suggesting that he may have served in a regiment raised in Tennessee or Kentucky.