Art/ Collection/ Art Object

[Interior View of the Ballroom for Lincoln's Second Inaugural Ball]

Artist:
Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)
Date:
March 1865
Medium:
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
Image: 6 7/8 × 8 7/8 in. (17.4 × 22.6 cm) Mount: 12 5/16 × 16 3/8 in. (31.2 × 41.6 cm)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Museum Purchase, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.1211
Not on view
Inscription: Printed on mount, recto below image : "A. GARDNER, Photographer. WASHINGTON"; inscribed in pencil on mount, recto BL: "Inauguration Ball Room, North Wing of Patent Office"; inscribed in pencil on mount, verso BL: " Alexander Gardner "Inauguration Ball Room, north wing of patent office, Mar, 4, 1865"
(sold, Christie's New York, Lot 69, November 6, 1978); Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York

Akron Art Museum. "An Enduring Interest: The Photographs of Alexander Gardner," April 4, 1992–May 31, 1992.

International Center of Photography. "An Enduring Interest: The Photographs of Alexander Gardner," June 26, 1992–September 13, 1992.

Gilcrease Museum. "An Enduring Interest: The Photographs of Alexander Gardner," October 1, 1992–March 31, 1993.

Chrysler Museum of Art. "An Enduring Interest: The Photographs of Alexander Gardner," October 19, 1992–January 5, 1992.

Johnson, Brooks. An Enduring Interest: The Photographs of Alexander Gardner. Norfolk, Va.: Chrysler Museum of Art, 1991. p. 69, fig. 131.



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