Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Tintype of a Young Federal Drummer


1/6 Plate Tintype of a Young Federal Drummer. Wears what appears to be a battle shirt and kepi. Holds sticks poised for playing. Drum suspended from wide cloth sling which is tinted red. Fine quality, some crazing but emulsion is tight and not flaking. No case.

Heritage Auction Galleries
2008 November Signature Civil War Auction
Sale Number: 6015
Location: Gettysburg, PA
Auction Date: November 20-21, 2008

Sold for: $657.25 incl. 19.5% buyer's premium
Lot no. 57285

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