Portrait of unidentified soldier


Tintype portrait of a young man in what may be a military uniform wearing a Civil War-era U.S. Army kepi. The man stands in front of a backdrop painted with a scene showing a fort, cannon, and tents. The buttons of the man's coat are painted gold and his cheeks are tinted pink. The photograph is encased in glass and a gold-colored metal frame.

Date Made: ca.1860s

Subject: Civil WarPortraitsSoldiersArmy


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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: PG.75.17.924Accession Number: 322775Catalog Number: 75.17.924

Object Name: tintype

Physical Description: metal (overall material)glass (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3 1/4 in x 2 3/4 in x 1/4 in; 8.255 cm x 6.985 cm x .635 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-8f04-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1421201

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