With #R19b (3c) "TELEGRAPH" IRS Stamp - 1/9th Plate in Full Case! Canceled date of stamp: September 11th.. Authentic Original 1800's Ambrotype Civil War Era!
This Ambrotype is in very nice condition and sharply focused. Case with original velvet pad, brass mats & brass clasp.
Please ZOOM in on all photo's for Details. This is a ultra rare find. The stamp alone holds an apx. The stamp was canceled by the Photographer showing the studio initials and date. Canceled date on stamp is September 11th..
11 Photo Studio: FRENCH & SAWYER'S Daguerrean Gallery, Richmond, VA. Photo Type: Ambrotype Plate Type: Glass Plate Size: 1/9th (2" x 2.5") Photo Color Tinted: No Case Materials: Wood, Thin Leather, Velvet & Brass Dimensions Closed: 2-3/4" x 2-3/8" x 1/2 Historical Facts of the Ambrotype Age: 1.
1953 - 1857 14th President was Franklin Pierce. 1861-65 Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President & there were 34 Stars on the US. Preceded by, James Buchanan & Succeeded by, Andrew Johnson Only 5 weeks into Abraham Lincoln's Presidency, the American Civil War started on April 12, 1861 & ended on April 9, 1865. President Abraham Lincoln was shot on Good Friday, April 14, 1865, while attending the play Our American Cousin at Ford's Theater as the American Civil War was drawing to a close. The assassination occurred five days after the Civil War had ended where the commander of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia, General Robert E.
Lee, surrendered to Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant and the Union Army of the Potomac. Ambrotype photos are highly collectable because they were only made within the Early 1850's thru the Mid 1860's period and were cherished by Family's who's Husbands, Fathers & Brothers were most likely serving in the American Civil War under Abraham Lincoln's Presidency.
Ambrotype photos were one of a kind photos on glass and could be developed while the subjects waited. Knowing these Ambrotype photos were gazed upon and in the hands and homes of the subject is what makes these original photographs amazing. This is your chance to own a real piece of Americana History.
The item "Ultra RARE 1864-1866 Ambrotype with #R19b (3c) TELEGRAPH IRS Stamp 1/9th Plate" is in sale since Sunday, October 3, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Photographic Images\Vintage & Antique (Pre-1940)\Ambrotypes". The seller is "lords_of_deals" and is located in Irvine, California. This item can be shipped to United States.