Lot 20: Farnhold’s House, by James E. Gibson. 2 views C. 1862 by Gardner & Gibson. Published by Gardner, credit to Gibson.
October 29, 2016
Yonkers, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Farnhold’s House, by James E. Gibson. 2 views C. 1862 by Gardner & Gibson. Published by Gardner, credit to Gibson.No. 364. “View of Battery No. 1, at Farnhold’s House, York River, Mounting one 200 Pound and five 100 Pound Rifled Guns.” “W. W. Lytle in pen on verso. Slightly light. No. 370. “Headquarters Gen’l Porter, Farnhold’s House and York River in the Distance.” Tents in the background, soldiers at right and in front of the house. Behind these with his leg on a railing is a young black man, In front of them is a seated black man who appears very comfortable. Were they house slaves?
Condition Report: The print is clean but is very light. [2-]