Ambrotype of Union Soldiers Posing with Flag, circa 1863-1865

Description
This ambrotype of Union soldiers posing with a United States flag was taken around 1863. The cheeks of the soldiers were hand-tinted to give them a rosy look.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
ambrotype
date made
ca 1863-1865
Physical Description
glass (photograph material)
metal (frame material)
Measurements
overall: 9.1 cm x 8 cm; 3 19/32 in x 3 5/32 in
ID Number
PG*75.17.922
accession number
322775
catalog number
75.17.922
subject
Civil War
Civil War Photography
Army
Military
Civil War
See more items in
Culture and the Arts: Photographic History
Civil War
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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