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Cannon, Fortress Monroe

Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)

Date:
ca. 1864
Medium:
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
7 15/16 x 9 3/4
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Museum Purchase, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.1225
  • Provenance

    Rinhart Galleries, Inc., 06/14/82; Gilman Paper Company Collection

  • Notes

    This was one of the heaviest guns in the great fortification at Fortress Monroe. It was called "The Lincoln Gun."

    Notes from Brook Johnson Feb. 26, 1991: "Probably by Gibson or Pywell (most likely) who worked for Gardner. Gardner never went to Monroe."

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