1860s Civil War Era Vermont Zouave Drum Corps At Republican Hdqtrs Albumen Photo
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1860s Civil War Era Vermont Zouave Drum Corps At Republican Hdqtrs Albumen Photo:
OUTSTANDING 1860s CIVIL WAR ERA ZOUAVE DRUM DRUMMER CORPS & BAND LEADER HOLDING BATTON INFRONT OF VERMONT BASED REPUBLICAN HEADQUARTERS ALBUMEN PHOTOGRAPH BY W. C. FREEMAN
Thisamazingimage measures 8" x 6 1/8" on a stiff card mount measuring 6 3/4" x 8 3/8" in size - as shown. Images shows 13 young men and boys of which 7 sport drums. All have ZOUAVE dress on and the BAND LEADER in front holds a batton. All also have fez caps.
Of furtherinterest isthe lettering found on the roof in front of which the group stands. It reads:
"REPUBLICAN HEADQUARTERS" &"VERMONT 2700 (?) & "MAINE" and a number (?) spelled out below that. Something in small letters is shown below the "REPUBLICAN HEADQUARTERS" on the second line - but it is hard to read - butcould be another STATE and numbers. The numbers may be REPUBLICAN VOTES tallied during a PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION!!?
Image with excellent SEPIA TONES is in good condition with a mount inequallygood condition - both with NO FOXING, no stains, no tears or scrapes.
Photograph verso shows photographer's stamp reading "W. C. FREEMAN"
About 35 tin cans hang from string or thin rope from the trees and appear to be lamp lights of some sort!!
An AMERICAN Flag on a post can also be seen inthe lower center roofarea as well. Please see all photos as they are part of the description.
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