Contributed by Maine Historical Society
An unidentified Civil War soldier posed for a tintype in a field studio, with a painted backdrop ornamented with tents and an American flag. There were two widely used poses in field photography during the Civil War, sitting and standing.
About This Item
- Title: Union soldier, ca. 1863
- Creation Date: circa 1863
- Subject Date: circa 1863
- State: ME
- Media: Tintype
- Dimensions: 8.3 cm x 10.8 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 2003, Box 5/24
- Collection: Early photography collection
- Object Type: Image
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485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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