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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:
albumen and silver on paper, cardboard, and adhesive
Dimensions:
H x W: 3 3/8 × 6 7/8 in. (8.6 × 17.5 cm)
Type:
stereographs
Place depicted:
Antietam, Washington County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1862
Description:
This albumen print stereograph shows the bodies of two (2) deceased Confederate soldiers lying in front of a fence on the battlefield at Antietam, Maryland. A piece of clothing or a blanket lies in the right foreground. The print is mounted on yellow cardboard with a rounded square frame and a central divider that have an embossed design. The reverse of the mount 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:
2015.222.20
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/fd574aa7a37-8765-4b38-a48d-b3d9572ef53a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.222.20