Thursday, December 31, 2009

Civil War Tintype Painted Tin Drum Photo

eBay seller upperlevelantiques ( 3091) is offering item no. 330390830620 described as follows:

~ RARE Antique Civil War Tintype Hand Painted Tin Drum Photo! ~
~ Another Wonderful Treasure Found in Maine! ~

DESCRIPTION: Upper Level Antiques is proud to offer a very rare antique hand painted Civil War tintype. This wonderful image depicts a rare still life of a hand painted civil war drum. This wonderful image could only help to improve any Civil War collection. Please see our other wonderful BUY IT NOW listings!
APPROXIMATE SIZE: 1/9 Plate.

CONDITION: Very good condition, with excellent clarity and contrast. Not examined out of case.

PHOTOGRAPHER & SITTER : Unknown


Note: The painted star may be significant. See "The Star Drums of the 12th Corps of the Army of the Potomac", this blog, March 29, 2008.

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