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Object Name Ambrotype
Title Unidentified Civilian
Catalog Number 2012.012.00005
Description Ninth-plate ambrotype with applied color; bust portrait of a young man facing camera, left shoulder slightly angled down to the left; hair cut at earlobes, waved at sides from wearing a hat, subdued high front hair wave, beard and no mustache, cheeks tinted pink, turn-down collar with fashionable necktie with fringed edges, plain vest with oversize coat (frock or sack); case is leather-covered wood, obverse case section [cover] missing; double elliptical metal mat; no preserver
Medium Glass/Leather/Metal/Wood/Brass
Studio Unknown
Photographer Unknown
People Faries Family
Gugel Family
Melton Family
Pilkington Family
Pindar Family
Purse Family
Provenance This photograph is one of 40 passed down to the donor from the Purse family of Savannah, Georgia.
Search Terms Savannah, Georgia
Subjects Ambrotypes
Cased photographs
Civilians
Photographs
Wet plate negatives