Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Union Drummer Boy: Sixth Plate Tintype

Union Drummer Boy: Sixth Plate Tintype. Hand-tinted sixth plate tintype in embossed leather case depicting a standing view of a drummer boy. His hat, knapsack, coat front and drum rim are tinted red. He is posed with his drum sticks placed on the drum head, ready to tap out a martial tune. The rare image is very clear with excellent contrast.



Source: http://historical.ha.com/itm/photography/union-drummer-boy-sixth-plate-tintype/a/6107-52005.s#Photo

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