Civil War Era Papier Mache Case with Tin TypeCivil War Era Papier Mache Case with Tin TypeCivil War Era Papier Mache Case with Tin TypeCivil War Era Papier Mache Case with Tin Type

We are offering a wonderful antique photo case with a Tin Type. It was made of papier mache with a wood frame. The photograph is of a younger man with a hat and button up vest. He also has what looks like a ribbon tie. Each of his hands grasps the lapels of his coat. He sports a goatee and mustache. He strikes a serious and confident pose.

The case has a dark mauve colored suede-like pad on the left side. It is fairly simply decorated. The photograph is housed under glass and decorated in a fancy gold work frame.

The front and back of the case are decorated the same. There is a fancy circle in the center and decoration all around.

The case measures approximately 2-7/8" x 2-3/8". It closes with a brass clasp. Overall, this case is in very good condition, showing minimal wear consistent with the age and materials used.

Item ID: 02091

Civil War Era Papier Mache Case with Tin Type

$65

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