Exhibitions/ Art Object

The Wilderness Battlefield

Artist:
Unknown (American)
Artist:
Possibly by Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)
Date:
1864
Medium:
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
Image: 5 1/16 × 3 11/16 in. (12.9 × 9.4 cm)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Purchase, The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation Gift, through Joyce and Robert Menschel, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.944.8
Not on view
Inscription: Negative number inscribed on negative image, C: "43"; inscribed in pencil on print, verso C: "Bones of dead - North side of Orange Plank Road // 73 // Wilderness #26"; 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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