Exhibitions/ Art Object

The Wilderness Battlefield

Artist:
Unknown (American)
Artist:
Possibly by Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)
Date:
1864
Medium:
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
Image: 4 7/8 × 3 11/16 in. (12.4 × 9.4 cm) Mount: 7 3/16 in. × 6 5/16 in. (18.3 × 16 cm)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Purchase, The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation Gift, through Joyce and Robert Menschel, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.944.5
Not on view
Inscription: Negative numbers inscribed on negative image, BL: "74"; inscribed in pencil on mount, verso C: "Wilderness (no. 27) // Bones of dead in woods on north side of Orange // plank road. // 74"
Frederick Hill Meserve Collection; [Paul Katz, North Bennington, Vermont]; Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York, June 30, 1983

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