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12 Vintage Notecards of Girl in mourning dress holding framed photograph of her father as a cavalryman with sword and Hardee hat Ambrotype / Tintype from the Civil War

by Epic Greeting Cards

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Dispatched from and sold by Philo Hooke Publishing.
  • Set of 12 (3.5x5 inch Blank Greeting Cards with Envelopes
  • Printed on Heavy Weight Fine Art Museum Grade card stock
  • Attractively packaged ready to give as a gift or to frame.
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  • Blank inside ready for your own personal message
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Product Information

Technical Details
BrandEpic Greeting Cards
Number of Items12
Paper FinishSmooth
Manufacturer Part NumberMDP-052-NCS
Additional Information
Shipping Weight286 g
Date First Available12 July 2012
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Product Description

This is Printed from the 700 Ambrotypes and Tintypes that the Liljenquist family collected of the Civil War in remembrance of the 620,000 Servicemen on both sides of the Mason Dixon line who died. Ambrotype’s were an underexposed glass negative with a dark backing that creates a positive image. Popular during the Civil War. Photographers applied pigments to add color, often tinting cheeks and lips red and adding gold highlights to jewelry, buttons, and belt buckles. Ambrotypes were sold in either cases or ornate frames to provide an attractive appearance and also to protect the negative with a cover glass and brass mat.

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