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LL/40583
Alexander Gardner
Album cover for "Gardner's Photographic Sketchbook of the War, Volume 1"
1865-1866
Album cover
17.8 x 22.7 cm (7 x 8 15/16 ins)
 
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Gilman Collection, Purchase, Ann Tenenbaum and Thomas H. Lee Gift, 2005, Accession Number: 2005.100.502.1 (1-50)
 
LL/40583

1 of 60
LL/26995
Alexander Gardner
Title page from "Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War" (Washington: Philp & Solomons, [1865])
1865
Title page
 
Donald A. Heald - Rare Books, Prints & Maps
Courtesy of Donald A. Heald, #18897
 
LL/26995

2 of 60
LL/19084
William Pywell
Marshall House, Alexandria, VA
[Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War. Incidents of the War, pl. 1]
1862, August
Albumen print
17.8 x 23.0 cm
 
George Eastman Museum
Courtesy of George Eastman House
 
LL/19084 [Further details available]

3 of 60
LL/14039
Barnard & Gibson
Ruins at Manassas Junction
[Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War. Incidents of the War, pl. 9]
1862, March
Albumen print
7 x 9 in
 
Lee Gallery
Courtesy of Lee Gallery (Z1346)
 
LL/14039

4 of 60
LL/12437
Barnard & Gibson
Ruins at Manassas Junction
[Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War. Incidents of the War, pl. 10]
1862, March
Albumen print
7 x 9 in
 
Lee Gallery
Courtesy of Lee Gallery (Z1350)
 
LL/12437 [Further details available]

5 of 60
LL/14041
Barnard & Gibson
Fortifications at Manassas
[Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War. Incidents of the War, pl. 11]
1862
Albumen print
7 x 9 in
 
Lee Gallery
Courtesy of Lee Gallery (Z1352)
 
LL/14041 [Further details available]

6 of 60
LL/14040
Wood & Gibson
Battery No. 1, Near Yorktown, VA
[Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War. Incidents of the War, pl. 12]
1862, May
Albumen print
7 x 9 in
 
Lee Gallery
Courtesy of Lee Gallery (Z1351)
 
LL/14040 [Further details available]

7 of 60
LL/12438
James Gardner
Ruins of Norfolk Navy Yard, VA
[Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War. Incidents of the War, pl. 18]
1864, December
Albumen print
7 x 9 in
 
Lee Gallery
Courtesy of Lee Gallery (Z1354)
 
LL/12438 [Further details available]

8 of 60
LL/14024
Alexander Gardner
Antietam Bridge, MD
[Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War. Incidents of the War, pl. 19]
1862
Albumen print
7 x 9 in
 
Lee Gallery
Courtesy of Lee Gallery (Z1355)
 
LL/14024 [Further details available]

9 of 60
LL/7565
Alexander Gardner
Burnside Bridge, Across Antietam Creek, Maryland
[Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War. Incidents of the War, pl. 20]
1862
Albumen print
17.8 x 22.9 cm (7 x 9 in)
 
American Art Museum, Smithsonian Institution
Museum purchase from the Charles Isaacs Collection made possible in part by the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
 
LL/7565

10 of 60
LL/14023
Timothy H. O'Sullivan
Signal Tower on Elk Mountain, Mayland, Overlooking Battlefield of Antietam
[Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War. Incidents of the War, pl. 22]
1862
Albumen print
7 x 9 in
 
Lee Gallery
Courtesy of Lee Gallery (Z1356)
 
LL/14023 [Further details available]

11 of 60
LL/12440
Alexander Gardner
President Lincoln on Battlefield of Antietam
[Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War. Incidents of the War, pl. 23]
1862, October
Albumen print
7 x 9 in
 
Lee Gallery
Courtesy of Lee Gallery (Z1357)
 
LL/12440 [Further details available]

12 of 60
LL/12692
Alexander Gardner
Scene in Pleasant Valley, MD
[Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War. Incidents of the War, pl. 24]
1860s (ca)
Albumen print
7 x 9 in
 
Lee Gallery
Courtesy of Lee Gallery (Z1358)
 
LL/12692 [Further details available]

13 of 60
LL/13907
James Gardner
Meeting of the Shenandoah and Potomac, at Harper's Ferry
[Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War. Incidents of the War, pl. 26]
1865
Albumen print
7 x 9 in
 
Lee Gallery
Courtesy of Lee Gallery (Z1369)
 
LL/13907 [Further details available]

14 of 60
LL/12693
Alexander Gardner
What do I Want, John Henry
[Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War. Incidents of the War, pl. 27]
1862, November
Albumen print
7 x 9 in
 
Lee Gallery
Courtesy of Lee Gallery (Z1364)
 
LL/12693 [Further details available]

15 of 60
LL/12694
Alexander Gardner
Guides to the Army of the Potomac
[Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War. Incidents of the War, pl. 28]
1862, October
Albumen print
7 x 9 in
 
Lee Gallery
Courtesy of Lee Gallery (Z1370)
 
LL/12694 [Further details available]

16 of 60
LL/14030
Timothy H. O'Sullivan
Lacey House, Falmouth, VA
[Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War. Incidents of the War, pl. 29]
1862
Albumen print
7 x 9 in
 
Lee Gallery
Courtesy of Lee Gallery (Z1371)
 
LL/14030 [Further details available]

17 of 60
LL/14031
Timothy H. O'Sullivan
Fredericksburg, VA
[Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War. Incidents of the War, pl. 30]
1863
Albumen print
7 x 9 in
 
Lee Gallery
Courtesy of Lee Gallery (Z1372)
 
LL/14031 [Further details available]

18 of 60
LL/4192
Timothy H. O'Sullivan
Pontoon Bridge Across the Rappahannock
[Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War. Incidents of the War, pl. 32]
1863, May
Albumen print from wet collodion negative
7 1/16 x 9
 
Charles Isaacs Photographs, Inc
 
LL/4192

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LL/74917
Timothy H. O'Sullivan
Pontoon Bridge across the Rappahannock
1863, May
Albumen print
17.8 x 22.9 cm (image) 31.8 x 39.1 cm (mount)
 
George Eastman Museum
Purchase, 1981.0004.0032
 
LL/74917 [Further details available]

20 of 60
LL/14032
Timothy H. O'Sullivan
Group of Confederate Prisoners at Fairfax Courthouse
[Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War. Incidents of the War, pl. 34]
1863, June
Albumen print
7 x 9 in
 
Lee Gallery
Courtesy of Lee Gallery (Z1374)
 
LL/14032 [Further details available]

21 of 60
LL/14026
Timothy H. O'Sullivan
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
[Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War. Incidents of the War, pl. 35]
1863
Albumen print
7 x 9 in
 
Lee Gallery
Courtesy of Lee Gallery (Z1363)
 
LL/14026 [Further details available]

22 of 60
LL/14027
Timothy H. O'Sullivan
A Harvest of Death, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
[Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War. Incidents of the War, pl. 36]
1863, July
Albumen print
7 x 9 ins
 
Lee Gallery
Courtesy of Lee Gallery (Z1365)
 
LL/14027 [Further details available]

23 of 60
LL/14028
Timothy H. O'Sullivan
Field Where General Reynolds Fell, Gettysburg
[Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War. Incidents of the War, pl. 37]
1863, July
Albumen print
7 x 9 in
 
Lee Gallery
Courtesy of Lee Gallery (Z1367)
 
LL/14028 [Further details available]

24 of 60
LL/74916
Timothy H. O'Sullivan
Field where General Reynolds Fell, Gettysburg
1863, July
Albumen print
17.7 x 22.8 cm (image) 31.8 x 42.7 cm (mount)
 
George Eastman Museum
Purchase, 1981.0004.0037
 
LL/74916 [Further details available]

25 of 60
LL/14029
Timothy H. O'Sullivan
Interior of Breastworks on Round Top, Gettysburg
[Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War. Incidents of the War, pl. 38]
1863, July
Albumen print
7 x 9 in
 
Lee Gallery
Courtesy of Lee Gallery (Z1368)
 
LL/14029 [Further details available]

26 of 60
LL/14033
Timothy H. O'Sullivan
Gateway of Cemetery, Gettysburg
[Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War. Incidents of the War, pl. 39]
1863, July
Albumen print
7 x 9 in
 
Lee Gallery
Courtesy of Lee Gallery (Z1375)
 
LL/14033 [Further details available]

27 of 60
LL/12695
Alexander Gardner
A Sharpshooter's Last Sleep
[Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War. Incidents of the War, pl. 40]
1863, July
Albumen print
7 x 9 in
 
Lee Gallery
Courtesy of Lee Gallery (Z1376)
 
LL/12695 [Further details available]

28 of 60
LL/14042
Alexander Gardner
A Sharpshooter's Last Sleep (Description)
[Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War. Incidents of the War, pl. 40]
1863
Albumen print
7 x 9 in
 
Lee Gallery
Courtesy of Lee Gallery (Z1376)
 
LL/14042 [Further details available]

29 of 60
LL/13908
Alexander Gardner
Home of a Rebel Sharpshooter
[Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War. Incidents of the War, pl. 41]
1863
Albumen print
7 x 9 in
 
Lee Gallery
Courtesy of Lee Gallery (Z1377)
 
LL/13908 [Further details available]

30 of 60
LL/12696
Alexander Gardner
Studying the Art of War
[Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War. Incidents of the War, pl. 45]
1863, June
Albumen print
7 x 9 in
 
Lee Gallery
Courtesy of Lee Gallery (Z1381)
 
LL/12696 [Further details available]

31 of 60
LL/14034
Timothy H. O'Sullivan
The Halt
[Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War. Incidents of the War, pl. 50]
1864, May
Albumen print
7 x 9 in
 
Lee Gallery
Courtesy of Lee Gallery (Z1383)
 
LL/14034 [Further details available]

32 of 60
LL/13909
James Gardner
Field Hospital, Second Army Corps
[Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War. Incidents of the War, pl. 54]
1864
Albumen print
7 x 9 in
 
Lee Gallery
Courtesy of Lee Gallery (Z1384)
 
LL/13909 [Further details available]

33 of 60
LL/14035
Timothy H. O'Sullivan
Pontoon Boat
[Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War. Incidents of the War, pl. 58]
1864, February
Albumen print
7 x 9 in
 
Lee Gallery
Courtesy of Lee Gallery (Z1385)
 
LL/14035 [Further details available]

34 of 60
LL/13910
James Gardner
Breaking Camp
[Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War. Incidents of the War, pl. 63]
1864, May
Albumen print
7 x 9 in
 
Lee Gallery
Courtesy of Lee Gallery (Z1387)
 
LL/13910 [Further details available]

35 of 60
LL/14036
Timothy H. O'Sullivan
Wagon Park
[Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War. Incidents of the War, pl. 64]
1863
Albumen print
7 x 9 in
 
Lee Gallery
Courtesy of Lee Gallery (Z1388)
 
LL/14036 [Further details available]

36 of 60
LL/14037
Timothy H. O'Sullivan
Chesterfield Bridge, North Anna, Virginia
[Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War. Incidents of the War, pl. 66]
1864
Albumen print
7 x 9 in
 
Lee Gallery
Courtesy of Lee Gallery (Z1389)
 
LL/14037 [Further details available]

37 of 60
LL/13912
David Knox
Mortar Dictator
[Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War. Incidents of the War, pl. 75]
1864, October
Albumen print
7 x 9 in
 
Lee Gallery
Courtesy of Lee Gallery (Z1392)
 
LL/13912 [Further details available]

38 of 60
LL/13913
David Knox
Forge Scene
[Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War. Incidents of the War, pl. 77]
1864, August
Albumen print
7 x 9 in
 
Lee Gallery
Courtesy of Lee Gallery (Z1393)
 
LL/13913 [Further details available]

39 of 60
LL/11462
Timothy H. O'Sullivan
View of the Petersburg Gas Works
[Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War. Incidents of the War, pl. 81]
n.d.
Albumen print
 
Larry Gottheim, Be-hold, Inc
Courtesy of Larry Gottheim - Be-Hold (47 / 213)
 
LL/11462 [Further details available]

40 of 60
LL/11463
Timothy H. O'Sullivan
View of the Petersburg Gas Works [Detail]
[Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War. Incidents of the War, pl. 81]
n.d.
Albumen print
 
Larry Gottheim, Be-hold, Inc
Courtesy of Larry Gottheim - Be-Hold (47 / 213)
 
LL/11463 [Further details available]

41 of 60
LL/14038
Timothy H. O'Sullivan
Quarters of Men in Fort Sedgwick, Generally Known as Fort Hell
[Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War. Incidents of the War, pl. 83]
1865, May
Albumen print
7 x 9 in
 
Lee Gallery
Courtesy of Lee Gallery (Z1395)
 
LL/14038 [Further details available]

42 of 60
LL/12697
Alexander Gardner
Ruins of Petersburg and Richmond Railroad Bridge, Across the James
[Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War. Incidents of the War, pl. 88]
1865
Albumen print
7 x 9 in
 
Lee Gallery
Courtesy of Lee Gallery (Z1400)
 
LL/12697 [Further details available]

43 of 60
LL/13911
Alexander Gardner
Libby Prison, Richmond, VA
[Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War. Incidents of the War, pl. 89]
1865, April
Albumen print
7 x 9 in
 
Lee Gallery
Courtesy of Lee Gallery (Z1403)
 
LL/13911 [Further details available]

44 of 60
LL/12698
Alexander Gardner
Ruins of Arsenal, Richmond, VA
[Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War. Incidents of the War, pl. 91]
1865, April
Albumen print
7 x 9 in
 
Lee Gallery
Courtesy of Lee Gallery (Z1405)
 
LL/12698 [Further details available]

45 of 60
LL/7605
John Reekie
Ruins of Gaines' Mill, Virginia
[Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War. Incidents of the War, pl. 93]
1865
Albumen print
17.8 x 22.9 cm (7 x 9 in)
 
American Art Museum, Smithsonian Institution
Museum purchase from the Charles Isaacs Collection made possible in part by the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
 
LL/7605

46 of 60
LL/14025
John Reekie
A Burial Party, Cold Harbor, VA
[Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War. Incidents of the War, pl. 94]
1865, April
Albumen print
7 x 9 in
 
Lee Gallery
Courtesy of Lee Gallery (Z1407)
 
LL/14025 [Further details available]

47 of 60
LL/74919
John Reekie
A Burial Party, Cold Harbor, Virginia
1865, April
Albumen print
17.8 x 22.9 cm (image) 31.8 x 42.7 cm (mount)
 
George Eastman Museum
Purchase, 1981.0004.0094
 
LL/74919 [Further details available]

48 of 60
LL/74914
Wood & Gibson
Inspection of Troops at Cumberland Landing, Pamunkey, Virginia
1862, May
Albumen print
17.9 x 22.9 cm (image) 31.8 x 39.6 cm (mount)
 
George Eastman Museum
Museum accession, 1981.0004.0016
 
LL/74914 [Further details available]

49 of 60
LL/74915
Wood & Gibson
Battery No. 4, Near Yorktown, Virginia
1862, May
Albumen print
17.3 x 22.5 cm (image) 31.8 x 42.8 cm (mount)
 
George Eastman Museum
Museum accession, 1981.0004.0014
 
LL/74915 [Further details available]

50 of 60
LL/74918
Timothy H. O'Sullivan
Provost Marshall's Office, Aquia Creek
1863, February
Albumen print
17.8 x 23.0 cm (image)
 
George Eastman Museum
Purchase, 1981.0004.0046
 
LL/74918 [Further details available]

51 of 60
LL/75422
Timothy H. O'Sullivan
Group of Confederate Prisoners at Fairfax Court-House
1863, June
Albumen print, on printed page
17.7 x 23.0 cm
 
George Eastman Museum
Museum accession, 1981.0004.0034
 
LL/75422 [Further details available]

52 of 60
LL/75423
Timothy H. O'Sullivan
Interior of Breastworks on Round Top, Gettysburg
1863, July
Albumen print, on printed page
17.3 x 23.0 cm
 
George Eastman Museum
Museum accession, 1981.0004.0038
 
LL/75423 [Further details available]

53 of 60
LL/75424
Timothy H. O'Sullivan
Head-Quarters Major General George C. Meade, During the Battle of Gettysburg.
1863, July
Albumen print, on printed page
18.0 x 23.0 cm
 
George Eastman Museum
Museum accession, 1981.0004.0043
 
LL/75424 [Further details available]

54 of 60
LL/75425
Timothy H. O'Sullivan
General Post-Office, Army of the Potomac, Brandy Station, Virginia.
1863, December
Albumen print, on printed page
17.3 x 22.5 cm
 
George Eastman Museum
Museum accession, 1981.0004.0049
 
LL/75425 [Further details available]

55 of 60
LL/75426
Timothy H. O'Sullivan
Field Telegraph, Battery Wagon
1864, September
Albumen print, on printed page
17.8 x 23.0 cm
 
George Eastman Museum
Museum accession, 1981.0004.0073
 
LL/75426 [Further details available]

56 of 60
LL/75427
Timothy H. O'Sullivan
McLean's House, Appomattox Court-House, Virginia. Where the Capitulation was Signed between Generals Grant and Lee.
1865, April
Albumen print, on printed page
17.8 x 23 cm
 
George Eastman Museum
Museum accession, 1981.0004.0099
 
LL/75427 [Further details available]

57 of 60
LL/75469
Barnard & Gibson
Manassas Junction
1862, March
Albumen print
18.2 x 23.7 cm
 
George Eastman Museum
Museum accession, 1981.0004.0010
 
LL/75469 [Further details available]

58 of 60
LL/75470
Timothy H. O'Sullivan
Signal Tower on Elk Mountain, Maryland, Overlooking battlefield of Antietam
1862, September
Albumen print
23.0 x 17.8 cm
 
George Eastman Museum
Purchase, 1981.0004.0022
 
LL/75470 [Further details available]

59 of 60
LL/75471
Timothy H. O'Sullivan
Slaughter Pen, Foot of Round Top, Gettysburg
1863, July
Albumen print
17.8 x 23 cm (image) 31.8 x 42.7 cm (overall)
 
George Eastman Museum
Purchased from Philip Jay Medicus, 1981.0004.0044
 
LL/75471

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Contents - Themes & Fragments
Agricultural and pastoral - Horses
Albumen prints - Albumen prints
Albumen prints - Albumen prints: Events
Albumen prints - Albumen prints: War
American Civil War (1861-1865) - Alexander Gardner's Photographic Sketchbook of the War (1866)
American Civil War (1861-1865) - Alexander Gardner: The Battle of Antietam (September-October 1862)
American Civil War (1861-1865) - American Civil War (1861-1865): The dead
American Civil War (1861-1865) - Animals of the American Civil War (1861-1865)
American Civil War (1861-1865) - Breastworks and fortifications during the American Civil War (1861-1865)
American Civil War (1861-1865) - Commanders and officers of the American Civil War (1861-1865)
American Civil War (1861-1865) - John Reekie: Collecting Remains of the Dead
American Civil War (1861-1865) - Photographer teams and photographic vans during the American Civil War (1861-1865)
American Civil War (1861-1865) - Prisons and prisoners during the American Civil War (1861-1865)
American Civil War (1861-1865) - Railways and the American Civil War (1861-1865)
American Civil War (1861-1865) - The Battle of Gettysburg and photographic evidence (July 1863)
American Civil War (1861-1865) - The Photographic History of the Civil War
American Civil War (1861-1865) - Weapons of the American Civil War (1861-1865)
Dead - John Reekie: Collecting Remains of the Dead
Domesticated animals - Horses
Events - Albumen prints: Events
Evidence - The Battle of Gettysburg and photographic evidence (July 1863)
Fakes, forgeries, tricks and deceptions - Faking war photographs
History of photography - American photobooks
Itinerant photographers - Photographs of photographic vans
Military - Commanders and officers of the American Civil War (1861-1865)
Mobile studios - Photographs of photographic vans
Photobooks - American photobooks
Photographic vans, wagons and cars - Photographer teams and photographic vans during the American Civil War (1861-1865)
Photographic vans, wagons and cars - Photographs of photographic vans
Publications, books, manuals, journals and magazines - Introduction to tipped-in photographs and books illustrated with photographs
Railways - Railways and the American Civil War (1861-1865)
Tipped-in photographs and books illustrated with photographs - Alexander Gardner's Photographic Sketchbook of the War (1866)
Tipped-in photographs and books illustrated with photographs - Introduction to tipped-in photographs and books illustrated with photographs
USA - American photobooks
War - American Civil War (1861-1865): The dead
War - Faking war photographs
War - John Reekie: Collecting Remains of the Dead
War - Photographs of war dead

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