African-American U.S. Soldier Carte-de-Visite Studio Portrait. Posing with a 45/70 Trap Door Rifle.

np, nd (c. 1880s). Item #97-8322

4.5 x 2.5, very light wear with light spotting on reverse, edges of photo uneven. Else very good/fine. Acquired in a collection of African American photos but this soldier does have Caucasian features. The young man is wearing a lightweight wool (?) jacket with corporal stripes, slightly darker trousers, a prairie belt (has shotgun shells in it), boots and a commercial cap. Buffalo soldier? A very sharp image.

Price: $150.00

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