Civil war portrait

Possibly identified as Alonzo F. Thompson of Company C, 84th New York Infantry Regiment (earlier known as 14th Regiment New York State Militia). (Source: Martinez, Ramona. Photo Mystery Solved, Then Doubted, Then Deciphered, Thanks to Readers; http://www.npr.org/blogs/pictureshow/2012/04/17/150801239/) Medium: 1 photograph : quarter-plate tintype, hand-colored ; 11.1 x 9.5 cm (case) Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil [...]

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Sold at auction June 2015 for $6,875. Heritage Auctions description: "Confederate Soldier Quarter Plate Tintype. Stunning 1861 Melainotype of a Confederate officer. Really, for quality, condition and content one of the finest Confederate images we've ever offered. Plate with embossed Melainotype patent information embossed along bottom edge, unquestionably dating the image to 1861. Officer wears [...]

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