George Gardner Rockwood was a noted artist and photographer, a pioneer in daguerrian images and also very large format Civil War era landscape photos. Rockwood , a native of Troy New York established his studio at 839 Broadway, New York in 1863 and was also noted for his use of unusual formats and poses.
His studio made images from life of many notable Americans and during the War he used a traveling van to shoot images of Union soldiers and officers. An original CDV photograph by Rockwood showing a Union Army captain in profile. The young officer has a huge mustache and wears Captain rank straps ion his coat. The shoulder-view image has Rockwood's imprint on the reverse, with his 839 Broadway, New York address, which was also used on his in the field images. The image is clear, with minor edge wear, stains, Overall VG.This came from a Civil War era photo album of the Gerrit Smith/Gerrit Smith Backus family. General Orders and other imprints. All items are unconditionally guaranteed to be authentic and in the condition as described. NOTE: Any repair to a paper item is listed. I use only museum curator approved archival repair tape. PLEASE READ DETAILS OF THE ITEM DESCRIPTION. I TRY TO DESCRIBE ALL ITEMS ACCURATELY. The item "CIVIL WAR ROCKWOOD PHOTOGRAPHY UNION ARMY CAPTAIN CDV PHOTO NEW YORK" is in sale since Sunday, August 11, 2019.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Photographs". The seller is "99counties" and is located in Winterville, North Carolina. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, Mexico.