About This Image

Vibrant hand coloring distinguishes this Civil War image--the blue of the young Union soldier's uniform and the gold of his belt catch the eye. Tents and three rifles, as well as the wheels of a cannon, and an American flag from the period, are in the background. He stands stiffly, facing the viewer, his young face embellished at the cheeks with red accents.

This is an excellent example of the phenomenon of soldiers sending pictures of themselves home from war.

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Civil War Union Soldier in Front of Camp Scene
Anonymous, American Civil War Union Soldier in Front of Camp Scene

Price $450

Main Image
Description

Ref.# 12204

Medium Albumen Print with Hand Coloring

Mount Board

Photo Date 1860s

Dimensions 9.25 x 8 in. (235 x 203 mm)

Photo Country United States (USA)

Photographer Country United States (USA)

Contact

Charles Schwartz

Email cms@cs-photo.com

Phone 1-212-534-4496

Company
Charles Schwartz Ltd.

 

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