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[Detachment of 50th N.Y. Volunteer Engineers, Pontoon Wagon and Saddle Boat]

Artist:
Timothy H. O'Sullivan (American, born Ireland, 1840–1882)
Date:
ca. 1864
Medium:
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
Image: 6 3/4 × 8 7/8 in. (17.1 × 22.5 cm) Mount: 12 in. × 17 13/16 in. (30.5 × 45.2 cm)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Museum Purchase, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.1199
Not on view
Inscription: [no inscriptions or annotations visible]
Alfred R. Waud Collection; [Rinhart Galleries, Inc., Colebrook, Connecticut, October 8, 1976]; Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York

Waud was an artist whose wood engravings appeared in Harper's Weekly and other periodicals of the 1860s and 70s, Waud used photographs as his source.
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