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MILITARY PORTRAITS

including

American Civil War

 

 

 

   

Rear Admiral Arent S. Crowninshield (1843-1908).  4    x 5  3/4 inch   gelatin silver print with some creases . 
A slug is attached and 
there is a news service stamp on the back.      Crowninshield fought in the Civil War
$65.00

 

 

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General William Henry French.(1815-1881). 
Albumen Print.     2  x 3 1/4   inches on a larger mount.  French graduated from West Point in 1837.  He had artillery duty and served in the Seminole War and the Mexican War.   He refused to surrender his garrison in Texas  after the Civil War broke out.  He served in the Penninsula Campaign, Antietam. Fredericksburg  Chancellorsville, Harper's Ferry, and Mine Run.
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Mrs. George B. McClellan. 
Wife Of The General.    
Matthew Brady photograph. 
Reproduced in Horan BRADY, #240.  
2 1/4 x 3 1/4 inch albumen print 
on a 5 1/4 x 8 1/2 inch page.   
(HN)

 

   

 

Charles Griswold Gurley Merrill (1836-1909) . Autographed Albumen Print 1861.  4 1/2 x 3 1/2 oval albumen print on an 8 1/2 x 11 inch page which comes from a Yale Album 1861.  The page is autographed by Merrill below the image.   Merrill was a medical doctor.  He was an acting assistant surgeon United States Army at Nashville Tenn.  He was advanced to the full rank of assistant in 1863.  In December , 1863 Merrill was appointed surgeon of the Twenty-second Regiment, U.S. Colored Troops which was assigned to Eighteenth Corps Army of the Potomac.  He was involved in the siege of Petersburg, VA and the capture of Richmond.  His Reigment took part in the funeral of President Lincoln and the hunt for John Wilkes Booth.  After the war, Merrill was connected with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service.
$200.00

 

 

 

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Unidentified Civil War General . 
Albumen Print.     
2  x 3 1/4   inches on a larger mount. 
$100.00 

 

 

American Naval.  World War II

   

Admiral Thomas Kinkaid & Admiral Chester Nimitz. 
8 x 10 inch silver print.  
Official US Navy Photograph stamped on the back
$35.00

 

 

British Military

 

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Field Marshal Edmund Allenby (1861-1936).  4    x 5  3/4 inch    silver print  with 
some surface marks on a slightly larger mount.  
The photographer is Russell & sons.  Their blindstamp is on the mount.   
Allenby led the Egyptian Expeditionary Force in the conquest of Palestine & Syria, 1917-1918
$100.00

 

 

 

 

Admiral Sir David Beatty. 
British NAVAL HERO.  
4 x 6 1/4 inches.  
Russel is the photographer.    
Newspaper article pasted to the back
$75.00

 

   

Admiral Hamilton. Second Sea Lord.  
6 1/2   x 9 1/2 inch   silver print with some surface marks.  
Hamilton  is identified on the back of the picture .      This is a striking full length portrait of Hamilton,  on board a ship, in his uniform, holding a telescope. 
The photograph is by H. Symonds & Co., Portsmith.  His stamp is on the back. 
$75.00

 

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Captain Honorable Lancelot Lowther(1867-1953).   
Lowther was the brother and heir to Lord Lonsdale sporting peer.  He served in the Middle East during WW I and received an OBE and the Order Of The Nile.  4 1/2 x 6  1/2 inch   silver print
with some stains.  
Lowther is identified on the back of the picture . 
 The photograph is by Speaight, London.  
His blind stamp is on the lower left of the photograph
$45.00

 

 

 

 

 

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  April 19, 2014

An  assortment of  19th and 20th century photographs 
taken  by anonymous 
&
  still obscure photographers

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