Gardner's photographic sketch book of the war.

Author
Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882 [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Washington, D.C., Philp & Solomons [1865]
Description
2 v. plates. 33 x 44 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
United StatesHistoryCivil War, 1861-1865Photographs [Browse]
Related name
Former owner
Library of Congress genre
Photographs [Browse]
Notes
  • Lithographed title page; cover titles: Gardner's photographic sketch book of the war.
  • 100 mounted unnumbered photographs of the operations of the Army of the Potomac in Virginia, etc. Each plate accompanied by leaf with descriptive letterpress.
  • Each volume opens with a lithographic title page signed by A. R. Ward, but has since been ascribed to Alfred R. Waud.
  • The photographs were taken by Barnard & Gibson (8); Alexander Gardner (16); J. Gardner (10); David Knox (4); Timothy H. O'Sullivan (45); William R. Pywell (3); J. Reekie (7); W. Morris Smith (1); Wood & Gibson (5); and D. B. Woodbury (1).
  • Purchase supported by funds from Friends of the Princeton University Library and from Princeton alumni William Bohnett (Class of 1970), George Bustin (Class of 1970), Paul Haaga (Class of 1970), J. Roderick Heller (Class of 1959), Brian Hunter (Class of 1970), Otis Allen Jeffcoat (Class of 1970), John Loose (Class of 1970), and William Trimble (Class of 1958).
Provenance
GAX copy formerly owned by the Coleridge family and kept in their library at the Chanter's House, Ottery St. Mary, Devonshire.
Source acquisition
Purchase; Bernard Quaritch Ltd, 2005.
LCCN
10010359
OCLC
6430899
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