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George N. Barnard

American, 1819–1902

Scene of General McPherson's Death

From the album Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign


ca. 1864
Albumen silver print
Image: 25.5 x 35.9 cm
Mount: 40.5 x 47.5 cm
Purchase, ex-collection Philip Medicus
1981.0001.0035
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Inscriptionsmount recto (letterpress): Photo from nature By G.N. Barnard
Scene of Gen. McPhersons Death

(pencil): Reproduced as wood-engraving in Harper's Weekly [underlined], 1864

(stamped): 34

(applied typed label): Barnard, Geo. N. 'The spot where Gen'l James B. M'Pherson fell, near Decateur, Ga.' Reproduced as
wood engraving in Harper's Weekley, July 22, 1864.
Terms
  • albumen process
  • albumen prints
  • Albumen silver print
  • battlefield
  • war photography
  • photojournalism

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