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A British veteran of the Crimean War accompanied by his wife. Ambrotype (hand tinted). 1860’s.
He is wearing his Crimean War Medal.
An ambrotype can also be know as a collodion positive.

A British veteran of the Crimean War accompanied by his wife. Ambrotype (hand tinted). 1860’s.

He is wearing his Crimean War Medal.

An ambrotype can also be know as a collodion positive.

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    They look absolutely thrilled… Seriously, I really find this so endearingly sincere. Their expressions, their...
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    I bought this as a postcard from the V & A a few years ago and he was definitely a veteran from Waterloo and not the...
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    Ambrotípia
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