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[Panorama of Camp Winfield Scott, Yorktown, Virginia]

Artist:
Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)
Artist:
James F. Gibson (American, born 1828)
Date:
1863
Medium:
Albumen silver prints from glass negatives
Dimensions:
Image: 3 5/16 × 18 13/16 in. (8.4 × 47.8 cm) Mount: 5 3/8 × 20 5/8 in. (13.6 × 52.4 cm)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Museum Purchase, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.1246
Not on view
Signature: Printed credit to Gardner & Gibson beneath image

Inscription: Printed on mount, recto BC: "CAMP WINFIELD SCOTT, YORKTOWN, VA. // Entered according to act of Congress, by GARDNER & GIBSON, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the District of Columbia"; inscribed in pencil on mount, verso, TR: "700"
Paul Katz, North Bennington, VT; Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York, February 15, 1987

Notes from Brook Johnson Feb. 26, 1991: "Another similar example in Eastman House. Same quality except for blur in the middle. Probably by Gibson alone as Gardner did not go there. Date 1863 correct.
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