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Identification - Civil War Officer Photography taken from album dated 1862
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Hello,last year I bought an album containing handwritten poems and some photographies. The first dated entry within the album is 22 Jan 1862. Please help me identify this officer most likely out of…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rebecca Talbot May 9.

Identification - Portrait Photography taken from album dated 1862

Hello,last year I bought an album containing handwritten poems and some photographies. The first dated entry within the album is 22 Jan 1862. Please help me identify this pleasant elderly…Continue

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Rebecca Talbot replied to michael g. jacob's discussion GARIBALDI - OR NOT GARIBALDI?
"HI Mike, below picture of Victoria and family photographed by Mayall is also pasted in the album and might be of the same source of newspaper as the "Garibaldi" portrait. Maybe this helps, too. Best regards, Rebecca"
May 13
Rebecca Talbot replied to michael g. jacob's discussion GARIBALDI - OR NOT GARIBALDI?
"HI Michael, thanks for this confirmation. This is really interesting, the leather bound album contains two city names: Chepstow and Newnham, it is written in English, first dated entry 22 Jan 1862, the photo of "Garibaldi" is most likely…"
May 13
Rebecca Talbot replied to michael g. jacob's discussion GARIBALDI - OR NOT GARIBALDI?
"HI Michael, the picture is uploaded as attachment in my previous posting. Likely the picture was cut off a newspaper and then pasted in the album. Regards, Rebecca"
May 9
michael g. jacob left a comment for Rebecca Talbot
"Could you scan the cdv and post it, please, Rebecca? It might just be another variant - so far, there are five. Many thanks, Mike."
May 9
Rebecca Talbot replied to michael g. jacob's discussion GARIBALDI - OR NOT GARIBALDI?
"HI, last year I bought an album containing handwritten poetry and some pictures. The first dated entry of the album is 22 Jan 1862. The album contains a picture of a man looking like Guiseppe Garibaldi but maybe it is the "unknown man…"
May 9
Rebecca Talbot replied to Rebecca Talbot's discussion Identification - Civil War Officer Photography taken from album dated 1862
"Hi Lori, thank you very much for your feedback.  Best regards, Rebecca"
May 9
Lori Pauli replied to Rebecca Talbot's discussion Identification - Civil War Officer Photography taken from album dated 1862
"Hi Rebecca I suspect that this might be a portrait of Giuseppe Garibaldi (1820-1884) - and not an image of a civil war solder. See for example these  portraits of him wearing a similar shirt and carrying a similar sword."
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At 19:31 on May 9, 2019, michael g. jacob said…

Could you scan the cdv and post it, please, Rebecca? It might just be another variant - so far, there are five. Many thanks, Mike.

 
 
 

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