Antique 1/6th Plate Clear Ruby Glass Ambrotype Photo Portrait w/ Patriotic Brass


  • Antique Mid-19th Century Ruby Glass Ambrotype
  • Subject: A Jolly Older Gentleman with robust facial hair gently smirks, his cheeks very lightly tinted
  • Nice Original Period Brass mat preserver and glass
  • Preserver is one of two known military styled preservers.  US Flag crossed with a British Union Jack top center, American Eagle tops corners, Liberty cap Sides, American Flag Shield bottom center, and British Lion bottom corners
  • No case
  • 1/6th Plate Size
  • Great addition to your collection!


SKU: 60115 Category: Photography


Very good overall condition. The ambro shows some minor dust and a small spot on the top left corner. The image had been previously sealed, resealed, and unsealed-tape remnants on the sides. The brass mat shows moderate patina, the preserver light patina. No case.


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