Lot 292: Gardner Albumen Photo from INCIDENTS OF THE WAR
December 1, 2016
Falls Church, VA, USALive Auction
Description: [Gardner, Alexander/Civil War Photograph] Alexander Gardner albumen photograph: "Incidents of the War. Group of Confederate Prisoners at Fairfax Court-House." Albumen photograph was Plate 34 of 100 published in Gardner's 2-vol. work "Photographic Sketch Book of the War," published in Wash. DC in 1865 and 1866 by Philip & Solomons. Printed below image on mount: "Negative by T.H. O'Sullivan. Entered according to act of Congress, in the year 1865, by A. Gardner, in the Clerk's Office of the District of Columbia of the District of Columbia. Positive by A. Gardner, 511 7th St., Washington. June, 1863. Published by Philp & Solomons, Washington." Framed and matted under glass, photo 8 3/4 x 63/4 in., overall 20 x 18 in. Image is crisp with light overall toning, minor foxing.