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Object Name Tintype
Title James M. Kasey [Kersey]
Catalog Number 0985.13.02078
Description Ninth-plate tintype with applied color; bust shot, man turned 3/4 to the right with head turned left and looking at camera, slouch hat, hair clipped short above ears, cheeks tinted pink, very thin moustache and close-shaven beard with patch of hair under bottom lip, single-breasted shell jacket with standing collar, four buttons visible, tinted gold; oval-style metal mat embossed with scrollwork, preserver stamped with simple geometric design; case is leather-covered wood embossed on reverse with simple geometric design; obverse [cover] section of case is missing; brass latch missing;
Medium Brass/Glass/Iron//Leather/Photographic Emulsion/Wood
Studio Unknown
Photographer Unknown
People Kasey, James M.
Kasey, James M. (tentative)
Kersey, James M. (tentative)
Provenance Private James M. Kasey of 34th Virginia Infantry, Co. C, "Capt. Samuel D. Preston's Artillery Company"; later of Lee's Battery, Co. A, "Braxton's Battalion" Virginia Artillery.
Search Terms Amherst County, Virginia
Farmville, Virginia
Subjects Artillery (Troops)
Cased photographs
Civil War, U.S.
Photographic studios