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Photograph by:
Alexander Gardner, Scottish, 1821 - 1882  Search this
Printed by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Confederate States of America, 1861 - 1865  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper, cardboard, and adhesive
Dimensions:
H x W: 3 1/2 × 7 in. (8.9 × 17.8 cm)
Type:
stereographs
Place depicted:
Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1863
Description:
This photographic print stereograph depicts the body of a deceased Confederate soldier as he fell on the battlefield at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in July 1863. The man lies on his back with his feet nearest the camera. His canteen lies near his left hand in the grass and his longarm with bayonet attached lies across his body. The photograph is mounted on orange cardboard with a pinkish tone on the reverse that is blank.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Military  Search this
Photography  Search this
Slavery  Search this
U.S. History, Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Liljenquist Family Collection
Object number:
2015.222.17
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5428879b8-c692-4b59-8f76-58770277d278
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.222.17