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Slave Pen, Alexandria, Virginia

Photography Studio:
Brady & Co. (American, active 1840s–1880s)
Publisher:
E. & H. T. Anthony (American)
Date:
1862
Medium:
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
Image: 8 x 16 cm (3 1/8 x 6 5/16 in.) Mount: 8.4 x 17.5 cm (3 5/16 x 6 7/8 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation Fund, through Joyce and Robert Menschel, 2011
Accession Number:
2011.476
Not on view
Inscription: Printed on mount, recto BL to TL [sideways]: "PHOTOGRAPHIC HISTORY"; recto BR to TR [sideways]: "THE WAR FOR THE UNION."; printed on blue label affixed to mount, verso C: "WAR VIEWS. // Slave Pen, Alexandria, Va. // No. 2296. // PUBLISHED BY E. & H. T. ANTHONY & Co., // AMERICAN AND FOREIGN STEREOSCOPIC EMPORIUM, 501 BROADWAY, NEW-YORK. // Negative by BRADY & Co., Washington."; inscribed on the label in ink, TL and BL [sideways]: "1st" and "3"
[Greg French Early Photography, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, ?–2011]

Another copy of this image is in the collection of the Beinecke Library in a carte-de-visite format. The printed caption on mount verso reads: "Brady's Album Gallery. // No. 282. // View in Alexandria, 1862. // Entered according to act of Congree, in the year 1862, by M. B. Brady, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Columbia"
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