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Civil War Photos Ambrotype Cajun Fiddle Player

$2,350.00

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Occupational Quarter plate Ambrotype of Cajun Fiddle Player
Extraordinary Detail !

 


Very rare and original, 1860’s Civil War Period Photograph - Quarter plate

Quarter plate Occupational Ambrotype of Cajun Fiddle Player.

We have collected Ambrotypes and civil war artifacts for almost 40 years and have experienced about 90% of all Ambrotypes and Tintypes are standard portraits.  It is Extremely RARE & Most Desirable, to collectors in particular, to discover an "Occupational" Ambrotype photo of a mid 19th century subject such as this Fiddle Player  (possibly Cajun)!     An Amazing & Scarce piece of History !

Size: a Rare Large Quarter Plate, about 3.25x 4.25”

* See enlargeable images above and below 

Description:
Quarter plate ambrotype of a possible Cajun man with fiddle. 

Quarter plate ambrotype of a gentleman, possibly Cajun, wearing a tall hat, seated in a studio, displaying his fiddle. (Few nicks, scratches in plate,). Housed in full, pressed paper case (fully separated at spine, some surface wear and areas of loss at spine and corners).

Note: Cvtreasures not on original