Exhibitions/ Art Object

Lieutenant Washington, a Confederate Prisoner, and Capt. Custis [sic] (for Custer) U.S.A.

Artist:
Alexander Gardner (American, Glasgow, Scotland 1821–1882 Washington, D.C.)
Date:
1862
Medium:
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
Image: 3 3/16 × 4 1/8 in. (8.1 × 10.5 cm) Mount: 4 7/16 × 5 13/16 in. (11.3 × 14.7 cm)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Museum Purchase, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.1239
Not on view
Inscription: Printed on mount, recto BC: "Entered according to act of Congress, in the year 1862, 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 TC: "GEN. CUSTER 1862"; Label affixed to mount, verso C: "BRADY'S ALBUM GALLERY // No. 428 // Lieut. Washington, a Confederate Prisoner, // AND // CAPT. CUSTIS, U.S.A"
Rinhart Galleries, Inc. Colebrook, CT; Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York, June 15, 1985

Katz, Mark D. Witness to an Era: The Life and Photographs of Alexander Gardner: The Civil War, Lincoln, and the West. New York: Viking Press, 1991. p. 37.



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