Amazing Large Civil War Cabinet Photograph of Confederate Soldier in Uniform with Kepi
Original cabinet card. This larger sized format photographs were rare during the civil war...invented c. 1860, the cabinet card was not usually seen until 1870 & later.
Large, thin image has been trimmed and attached to a thicker backing card.
Photograph shows a Confederate soldier in uniform with his kepi cap and what appears to be the edge of a field pack on his back (only a small bit of the pack is visible). A serious looking man, he is sporting a classic Civil War style beard
Image measures 8" tall x 6-1/4" wide.
Very old oval frame is antique plaster on wood base design and dates to apx the same age as the photograph. Frame measures 14" tall x 11" wide
Photographic image is in excellent condition.
Frame is in poor - good condition with heavy chipping in the plaster design.
Pictures have been taken with the photo inside and outside of the frame.