Civil War Photo 1/4 Tintype 4th PA Cavalry Co. B Private ID Peter Guess Sword


  • Great Civil War Period Photograph
  • Size: 1/4 Plate
  • Type: Ferrotype aka Tintype with brass mat, preserver and protective glass
  • Subject:  Private Peter Guess, 4th Pennsylvania Cavalry Company B poses with sword in front of a patriotic painted backdrop.  The image has tinted, particularly noticeable on the backdrop.
  • No Case
  • Comes with a large collection of printed documents relating to Peter Guess’ Widow and her filing for Pension, including affidavits to his injury/death etc. *
  • Nice Addition to Any Photograph and/or Civil War Collection!

*These large copies of the documents were all produced at the National Archives.  The shipping is higher on this due to the including documents, however if you do not wish to have them the shipping can be reduced to $9.95.  Just message before purchasing.


SKU: 64510 Category: Photography Tags: 1800s, antique, Photography, Tintype, Victorian


Good overall condition. Image shows some mild scratching and wear from age, and some notable mat abrasions. Tint coloring remains nice. Brass mat and frame show moderate patina. Left edge of preserver is almost bent off but is currently holding.


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