Hand-applied color is present along the entirety of the soldier's uniform in this full body portrait. The soldier is posed between a chair and a desk with his hand braced on a shelf. He is looking ahead, pose not quite stiff. His bright blue uniform is an indication of his participation on the Union side of the Civil War. The furniture appears to be of Civil War period as well. Daguerreotype with embracing riveted hinge.
Country of Origin: United States.
Medium: Thermoplastic, Paper, Glass.
Maker/Artist: Littlefield, Parsons & Co.
Size: Photo 4" by 3 1/2"; Daguerreotype 4 1/2" by 4" by 1".
Condition: Fading to the paper, slight rubbing to the cloth and the edges of the case.
Provenance: Louis Gianni.