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The Evacuation of Fort Sumter, April 1861

Artist:
Attributed to Alma A. Pelot (American, active Charleston, South Carolina, 1850s–1860s)
Artist:
Attributed to Jesse H. Bolles (American, active Charleston, South Corlina, 1850s–1860s)
Publisher:
Edward Anthony (American, 1818–1888)
Date:
April 1861
Medium:
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
Image: 1 15/16 × 3 1/8 in. (5 × 7.9 cm) Mount: 3 3/8 in. × 4 3/4 in. (8.5 × 12 cm)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Museum Purchase, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.1174.13
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in black ink on mount CR [sideways] and on album page, CL [sideways]: "Officers quarters at Fort Sumter after the // bombardment and the fire. [illegible] in front // of hospital and magazine"
Paul Katz, 10/24/84; Gilman Paper Company Collection

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Photography and the American Civil War," April 2, 2013–September 2, 2013.

Gibbes Museum of Art. "Photography and the American Civil War," September 27, 2013–January 5, 2014.

New Orleans Museum of Art. "Photography and the American Civil War," January 31, 2014–May 4, 2014.

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