Civil War Photographs Sell at Cowan’s – Black Soldiers

A tintype photograph of Civil War Private Marcus Harvey, 28th Indiana United States Colored Troops sold for $2,350.00 at Cowan’s Auctions’ American History, Including the Civil War sale on Friday, December 10.

The lot contained four items including full-plate tintypes of Harvey in plain clothes and in uniform.

The items were estimated at $ 2,500 – 3,500.

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African-American Images at Charles Schwartz Ltd. Photography

At Charles Schwartz Ltd. Photography there are three featured exhibitions on African-American images: “19th Century African-American Carte-de-Visites from the Civil War Era,” “19th Century Photographs of African-Americans and/or by African-American Photographers,” and “African-American Photographer Henry Clay Anderson.”