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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]
Larry Gottheim, Be-hold, Inc
Courtesy of Larry Gottheim - Be-Hold (47 / 213)
A forceful architectural image with light grasses in the foreground. O'Sullivan's PHOTOGRAPH WAGON from the Engineer Department is parked at the right.
Attribution to Timothy H. O'Sullivan comes from the authoratitive work on the subject E.F. Bleiler (1959) Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the Civil War (New York, Dover Publications)
"Negative by David Knox. May, 1865. Entered according to act of Congress, in the year 1865, by A. Gardner, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Columbia. Incidents of the War. View of the Petersburg Gas Works. Published by Philp & Solomon, Washington. Positive by A. Gardner, 511 7th Street, Washington"