Stereograph of deceased Confederate soldiers near a fence at Antietam, Maryland

Photograph by
Gardner, Alexander, Scottish, 1821 - 1882
Printed by
Unidentified
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Confederate States of America, 1861 - 1865
Date
1862
Medium
albumen and silver on paper, cardboard, and adhesive
Dimensions
H x W: 3 3/8 × 6 7/8 in. (8.6 × 17.5 cm)
Description
This albumen print stereograph shows the bodies of two (2) deceased Confederate soldiers lying in front of a fence on the battlefield at Antietam, Maryland. A piece of clothing or a blanket lies in the right foreground. The print is mounted on yellow cardboard with a rounded square frame and a central divider that have an embossed design. The reverse of the mount is blank.
Place depicted
Antietam, Washington County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Collection title
Liljenquist Family Collection
Classification
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Media Arts-Photography
Type
stereographs
Topic
Military
Photography
Slavery
U.S. History, Civil War, 1861-1865
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Liljenquist Family Collection
Object number
2015.222.20
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd574aa7a37-8765-4b38-a48d-b3d9572ef53a
2 image(s)