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