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Chief Officer and Clerks of the Ambulance Department, 9th Army Corps, in Front of Petersburg, Virginia

Artist:
Timothy H. O'Sullivan (American, born Ireland, 1840–1882)
Printer:
Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)
Date:
August 1864
Medium:
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
Image: 6 7/8 × 8 7/8 in. (17.5 × 22.5 cm) Mount: 10 5/16 × 15 1/16 in. (26.2 × 38.2 cm)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Museum Purchase, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.1202
Not on view
Inscription: Printed in black ink on mount, recto BC (below image): "NEGATIVE BY T.H. O'SULLIVAN. POSITIVE BY A.GARDNER. // INCIDENTS OF THE WARS // CHIEF OFFICER AND CLERKS OF AMBULANCE DEPARTMENT, 9th ARMY CORPS, IN FRONT OF PETERSBURG,VA. // Published by PHILIP & SOLOMONS, Washington, D.C."
Alfred R. Waud Collection; [Rinhart Galleries, Inc., New York, 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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