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Ruby Ambrotype of a Union Private

Auction:
2345
Lot:
387
Sold for:
$264$225

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2345
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 29, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

Ruby Ambrotype of a Union Private, sixth-plate, with bayonet in studio setting, in gilt mount and leather case (defective spine); and a ninth-plate ambrotype of a woman (his wife ?) with period pencil inscription Mertie's Mother about time of her marriage. Fannie Fitzgerald to James L. Phillips, c. 1862.
Estimate $250-350

Keywords

Ruby Ambrotype, Union Private , Mertie, spine, Fannie Fitzgerald, James L. Phillips, Ambrotype, Bayonet, English inventions