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William R. Pywell

American, 1843–1886

Slave Pen, Alexandria, Virginia

August 1862
Albumen silver print, printed ca. 1866
Image: 17.7 × 22.9 cm (6 15/16 × 9 in.)
Mount: 31.8 × 42.7 cm (12 1/2 × 16 13/16 in.)
Museum accession
1981.0004.0002
Inscriptionsrecto BC (printed): Negative by Wm. R. Pywell. Entered according to act of Congress, in the year 1866, by A. Gardner, in the clerk's office of the District Court of the District of Columbia. Positive by A. Gardner, 511 7th St., Washington. \ SLAVE PEN, ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA. \ No.2 August, 1862.
Terms
  • albumen process
  • albumen prints
  • Albumen silver print
  • cityscape
  • slave pen
  • documentary photography

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