Courage & Contradiction

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Tintype Portrait of a Soldier and his Wife. These two early photographs are held in a cardboard case and are surrounded by a decorative, gold-colored metal frame. On the side of the man's photograph, the bottom reads, "Constitution and Union",…

Photograph Album. This Civil War-Era photograph album has a leather cover and a brass hinged latch. It holds dozens of early photographs of women and children.

Photograph albums were first popularized during the Civil War, as photographs became…
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