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LL/80914
Alexander Gardner and James F. Gibson
A Contrast! Federal Buried, Rebel Unburied, Antietam
1862
Albumen print
3 1/4 x 4 1/4 ins (8.26 x 10.8 cm) (overall)
 
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Gift of Hallmark Cards, Inc., Object number: 2005.27.3785
 
LL/80914

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LL/84491
Alexander Gardner
Burying the Dead on the Battlefield of Antietam, September 1862
1862, September
Albumen print, from glass negative
7.1 x 10 cm (2 13/16 x 3 15/16 ins) (image) 7.3 x 10.6 cm (2 7/8 x 4 3/16 ins (mount)
 
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Purchase, Florance Waterbury Bequest, 1970, Accession Number: 1970.537.1
 
LL/84491

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LL/84490
Alexander Gardner
View in the Field, On the West Side of the Hagerstown Road, After the Battle of Antietam, Maryland, September 1862
1862, September
Albumen print, from glass negative
 
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Purchase, Florance Waterbury Bequest, 1970, Accession Number: 1970.537.3
 
LL/84490

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LL/84492
Alexander Gardner
View on the Battlefield of Antietam, September 1862
1862, September
Albumen print, from glass negative
7.1 x 10 cm (2 13/16 x 3 15/16 ins) (image) 7.3 x 10.6 cm (2 7/8 x 4 3/16 ins) (mount)
 
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Purchase, Florance Waterbury Bequest, 1970, Accession Number: 1970.537.2
 
LL/84492

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LL/11705
Photographic History - the War for the Union #3183 (Anthony yellow mount)
n.d.
Stereocard
 
Jefferson Stereoptics
Courtesy of John Saddy (Auction, Tues. May 23rd & Thurs. May 25th, 2006, # 06-2, Lot 134)
 
LL/11705 [Further details available]

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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]

6 of 35
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]

7 of 35
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]

8 of 35
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]

9 of 35
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]

10 of 35
LL/34123
James F. Gibson
Federal Dead on the Field of Battle of First day, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
1863, 5-6 July
Magic lantern slide
3.25 x 4 ins
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
Courtesy of Bryan and Page Ginns (26 September 2009, #22 / 74)
 
LL/34123 [Further details available]

11 of 35
LL/58631
Alexander Gardner
A Harvest of Death on the Battlefield of Gettysburg
[Gardner's Photographic Incidents of the War]
n.d.
Stereoview
 
Cowan Auctions, Inc
Wes Cowan Stereoview Auction, 30 March 2015, Lot: 33
 
LL/58631

12 of 35
LL/58632
Alexander Gardner
A Harvest of Death on the Battlefield of Gettysburg
[Gardner's Photographic Incidents of the War]
n.d.
Stereoview, detail
 
Cowan Auctions, Inc
Wes Cowan Stereoview Auction, 30 March 2015, Lot: 33
 
LL/58632

13 of 35
LL/36208
E. & H.T. Anthony & Co.
A dead Confederate soldier as he lay in the trenches of F[ort Mahone] called by the soldiers "Fort [Damnation]"
[The War of the Union. Photographic History.]
1865, 2 April (taken) 1870-1874 (ca, published)
Negative, safety film
Stereocard
 
Library of Virginia - State Library and Archive
Record number: 000005124, Stereograph Virginia Petersburg CW002
 
LL/36208 [Further details available]

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LL/75345
Alexander Gardner
Gathered Together for Burial after The Battle of Antietam
[Brady's Album Gallery]
1862 (ca)
Stereocard
 
George Eastman Museum
Gift of Albert Morton Turner, 1981.6550.0013
 
LL/75345

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LL/87044
E. & H.T. Anthony & Co.
A dead rebel soldier, as he lay in the trenches of Fort Mahone, called by the soldiers "Fort Damnation"
[The War for the Union - Photographic History]
1865 (published)
Stereocard
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Call Number/Physical Location: LOT 4168, no. 200 [P&P], Library of Congress Control Number: 2011649952, Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-stereo-1s02677 (digital file from original stereograph, front) LC-DIG-stereo-2s02677 (digital file from original stereograph, back)
 
LL/87044

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LL/9991
C.S. soldier killed in the trenches, at the storming of Petersburgh [sic], Va., April The marks and spots on his face, are blood issuing from his mouth and nose. The wound is in the head, caused by a fragment of shell.
1865 (ca)
Stereocard
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
LC-USZC4-1850
 
LL/9991 [Further details available]

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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]

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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]

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LL/37850
E. & H.T. Anthony & Co.
No. 2522. Soldiers' Graves, near the General Hospital, City Point, Va.
[War Views]
n.d.
Stereoview
 
Jeffrey Kraus Antique Photographics
 
LL/37850

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LL/37851
E. & H.T. Anthony & Co.
No. 2522. Soldiers' Graves, near the General Hospital, City Point, Va.
[War Views]
n.d.
Stereoview, detail
 
Jeffrey Kraus Antique Photographics
 
LL/37851

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LL/40600
Alexander Gardner
Is This Death - Antietam Battlefield
1862, September
Albumen silver print, from glass negative
 
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Purchase, Florance Waterbury Bequest, 1970, Accession Number: 1970.537.6
 
LL/40600 [Further details available]

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LL/48913
Unidentified artist
Amos Humiston dies holding an ambrotype of his three children
1864, 2 January (published)
Magazine illustration
 
Google Books
 
LL/48913 [Further details available]

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LL/50094
Alexander Gardner
View of Slaughter Pen at Battle of Gettysburg.
[Photographic Incidents of the War. No. 265]
1863, July
Stereo
 
DeGolyer Library, South Methodist University - SMU
Robin Stanford Collection
 
LL/50094 [Further details available]

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LL/50123
Alexander Gardner
View of Slaughter Pen at Battle of Gettysburg.
[Photographic Incidents of the War. No. 265]
1863, July
Stereo, detail
 
DeGolyer Library, South Methodist University - SMU
Robin Stanford Collection
 
LL/50123 [Further details available]

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LL/50095
Thomas C. Roche
Dead Confederate soldier in trenches before Petersburg
[The War for the Union]
1865, April
Stereo
 
DeGolyer Library, South Methodist University - SMU
Robin Stanford Collection
 
LL/50095 [Further details available]

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LL/50124
Thomas C. Roche
Dead Confederate soldier in trenches before Petersburg
[The War for the Union]
1865, April
Stereo, detail
 
DeGolyer Library, South Methodist University - SMU
Robin Stanford Collection
 
LL/50124 [Further details available]

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LL/50109
Alexander Gardner
A Contrast. Federal Buried; Confederate Unburied, Where They Fell on Battle Field of Antietam
[Photographic Incidents of the War. No. 551]
1862, September
Stereo
 
DeGolyer Library, South Methodist University - SMU
Robin Stanford Collection
 
LL/50109 [Further details available]

28 of 35
LL/50136
Alexander Gardner
A Contrast. Federal Buried; Confederate Unburied, Where They Fell on Battle Field of Antietam
[Photographic Incidents of the War. No. 551]
1862, September
Stereo, detail
 
DeGolyer Library, South Methodist University - SMU
Robin Stanford Collection
 
LL/50136 [Further details available]

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LL/50120
Thomas C. Roche
[Dead Confederate soldier in trenches outside the walls of Fort Mahone.]
1865, 3 April (ca)
Stereo
 
DeGolyer Library, South Methodist University - SMU
Robin Stanford Collection
 
LL/50120 [Further details available]

30 of 35
LL/50146
Thomas C. Roche
[Dead Confederate soldier in trenches outside the walls of Fort Mahone.]
1865, 3 April (ca)
Stereo, detail
 
DeGolyer Library, South Methodist University - SMU
Robin Stanford Collection
 
LL/50146 [Further details available]

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LL/63236
Alexander Gardner
Ditch on Right Wing, where a Large Number of Rebels Were Killed at the Battle of Antietam
1862, 19 September (taken, later print)
Albumen silver print
8 x 11.6 cm
 
National Gallery of Canada / Musée des beaux-arts du Canada
No. 22109
 
LL/63236

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LL/64505
Unidentified photographer
Embalming surgeon at work on a soldier’s body during the American Civil War
1863
Glass negative, wet collodion
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
LC-DIG-cwpb-01887 (digital file from original neg.) LC-B8171-2531 (b&w film copy neg.), Call Number: LC-B811- 2531 [P&P] LOT 4168 (corresponding print)
 
LL/64505 [Further details available]

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LL/64506
Brady's National Photographic Portrait Galleries, E. & H.T. Anthony (Firm)
Dr. Richard Burr, embalming surgeon, Army of the James
1863
Stereocard
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-stereo-1s04382 (digital file from original item, front) LC-DIG-stereo-2s04382 (digital file from original item, back), Call Number: LOT 4180, no. 208 [P&P],
 
LL/64506

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LL/68854
Alexander Gardner
A lone grave on battle-field of Antietam
[Brady's Album Gallery, no. 570.]
1862, September (taken)
Albumen print, on mount
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Call Number/Physical Location: LOT 4197 [item] [P&P], Library of Congress Control Number: 2014646938, Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ds-05192 (digital file from original item, front) LC-DIG-ds-05193 (digital file from original item, back)
 
LL/68854 [Further details available]

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Contents - Themes & Fragments
Albumen prints - Albumen prints: War
Ambrotypes - Ambrotypes: Advertisements
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) - John Reekie: Collecting Remains of the Dead
American Civil War (1861-1865) - Placing photographs on the dead during the American Civil War
American Civil War (1861-1865) - Stereocard series on the American Civil War
American Civil War (1861-1865) - The Battle of Gettysburg and photographic evidence (July 1863)
Dead - John Reekie: Collecting Remains of the Dead
Dead - Nineteenth century post-mortem and memento mori
Death, post-mortem, memorial portraiture and memento mori - Nineteenth century post-mortem and memento mori
Evidence - The Battle of Gettysburg and photographic evidence (July 1863)
Fakes, forgeries, tricks and deceptions - Faking war photographs
Flora - Early photographs of trees
Landscape - Figures within the landscape
Lantern slides - Magic lantern slides
Magic lanterns - Magic lantern slides
Stereoviews, stereographs and stereocards - Stereocard series on the American Civil War
Tipped-in photographs and books illustrated with photographs - Alexander Gardner's Photographic Sketchbook of the War (1866)
Trees - Early photographs of trees
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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