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Tintype Photograph Manly Family Tennessee Officer Mammoth Plate Painted

$725.00 $570.94

  • Truly Rare and Unusual Original Tintype Photograph, c. 1870-1880s
  • Very Large “Mammoth Plate” Size, Tintype Measuring approx. 14.25″ x 10.25″
  • Skillfully Hand Painted Group Portrait of a Man (Center) surrounded by his 5 sons
  • The rear Left Son is in Army Uniform Holding what looks to be a M1860 Officer’s Sword, Collar is marked “Tenn” (Tennessee).  Eagle Belt Buckle Visible as well
  • Very interesting Custom Built Wood/Leather Case adorned with Mother of Pearl Feet on the bottom.
  • Stunning Display piece, and great eye catcher for any photograph collection!

Note how much the older gentleman center resembles the Late Great Robin Williams!  Wild!

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Description

The tintype shows some moderate loss/flaking in the emulsion on the bottom left man, and on the left arm of the officer. There is some visible crazing on the officer as well.The custom case has been repaired at some point, with glue being evident along the edges of the trim on both sides. The left border of the case (photograph side) is detached and needs re-gluing/repair,

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