Captain Junius "June" Peak Tintype, circa 1878.... | Lot <a class="pintag searchlink" data-query="%2344185" data-type="hashtag" href="/search/?q=%2344185&rs=hashtag" rel="nofollow" title="#44185 search Pinterest">#44185</a> | Heritage Auctions. [Texas Rangers]. Peak holds his Winchester 1873 lever-action rifle by his left side, and wears a cavalry-draw style two Colt revolvers on holstered bullet belts. This is one of the best portraits of a Ranger captain in Ranger dress.
post mortem image of a deceased child~the childs blank stare to the side, paired with his being tied to the chair, his mothers hands can be seen behind the chair trying to hold his head upright. The Baby's mother or the Photographers assistant (and the Photographers belt) is holding the very much alive baby still for the long exposure.
Fine hand-tinted quarter plate tintype of standing soldier holding musket, with cap pouch, cartridge box and oval US belt buckle, housed in an embossed leather case. Sold together with a sixth plate tintype of a standing cavalryman, wearing an unusual hat, boots, knife, cap pouch, cartridge box, holding a musket, housed in half of a leather case.
Portraits of Union Soldiers. Quarter plate hand-tinted ruby ambrotype of soldier wearing kepi, holding musket, with large tin cup attached to his belt, against a studio back drop. An exceptional image. Sold together with a sixth plate hand-tinted tintype of a soldier holding his musket and kepi, possibly a member of the artillery.
Picture of the Week 16nov2012: About The Longest Bowie Knife you are likely to see, and in a yankee’s belt This tin-plate Civil War tintype shows a Union infantry private. Wearing his forage cap tilted slightly back to show clearly his entire face, he holds a bayonetted musket at his side, and tucked into a waist belt are a revolver to the viewer’s right and a bowie knife on the left. This wicked thing has a simple crossguard and handle, and has a clip-point blade that must be 16 inches…