Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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figure in Civil War uniform
  • United States
  • figure in Civil War uniform, circa 1885
  • Where object was made: Hiawatha, Kansas, United States
  • collodion print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 16.5 x 10.8 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 in
  • Gift of Miss Stella W. Aten
  • Not on display
  • 1972.0079
Description

Black and white photograph of a man standing and posing for a camera. Man wears Union Civil War uniform, consisting of a coat with ranking insignia on the sleeves, cap, and sword at his waist. The initials USA are clearly visible at BR. Text at bottom of image. Image is derived from another print in the collection (1972.0078), itself a rephotograph of a tintype (1972.0075).