Exhibitions/ Art Object

The Wilderness Battlefield

Unknown (American)
Possibly by Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Image: 3 1/4 × 4 15/16 in. (8.3 × 12.5 cm)
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Purchase, The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation Gift, through Joyce and Robert Menschel, 2005
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: Negative number inscribed on negative image, BC: "45"; inscribed in pencil on print, verso TC: "Confed. entrenchments Palmere [illegible] // 45 // Wilderness #15"; Stamped in blue ink on print, verso BR: "ART DEPARTMENT // THE CENTURY CO. // UNION SQUARE // NEW YORK CITY"
Frederick Hill Meserve Collection; [Paul Katz, North Bennington, Vermont]; Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York, June 30, 1983

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