ambrotypes (photographs)

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Marion Matkin Photograph Collection

  • MS 156
  • Collection
  • 1850-1865

This collection consists of three encased ambrotypes. The primary subject is most likely Marion Matkin who served as an assistant surgeon in 15th Arkansas Infantry according to his gravestone located in Oakwood Cemetery, Tarrant County. One of the images depicting Dr. Matkin is in excellent condition. One image of Matkin and a second man has broken glass and obvious degradation. The third image of a woman, who may be Matkin's wife Louisa Olivia Garrett, is dark and appears over exposed. Images appear to be dated circa 1850 to 1865. Collection equals 0.25 cubic feet, consisting of 1 box..

Subjects: U.S. Civil War, early physician

Matkin, Marion