Unidentified Kentucky Confederate.

Unidentified soldier from Kentucky in Confederate uniform with two revolvers

With this image, I wanted to try something different.  While the color of the case remains vibrant, the photo is often faded.  With this image, I reversed that by digitally “correcting” the fade of the photo and digitally “fading” the colors of the case.

Title: Unidentified soldier from Kentucky in Confederate uniform with two revolvers.

Medium: 1 photograph : sixth-plate ambrotype, hand-colored ; 9.7 x 8.8 cm (case)

Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs; Ambrotype/Tintype photograph filing series; Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.

Record page for image is here.

Civil War Portrait 010


Civil war portrait, Library of Congress, Miscellaneous document sources

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