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The carte de visite features an image of Confederate soldiers pictured with ten 13-inch mortars at Battery No. 4 near Yorktown, Virginia.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
2 1/2 X 4 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
paper (fiber product); albumen process
recto, below print: Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1862, by BARNARD & GIBSON, in the Clerk's Office of / the District Court of the District of Columbia. verso, backmark: BRADY'S ALBUM GALLERY. / No. 374. / BATTERY, No. 4-NEAR YORKTOWN, / Mounting 10 13-inch Mortars, each weighting 20,000 pounds. / SOUTH. / The Photographs of this series were taken directly from nature, at con- / siderable cost. Warning is therefore given that legal proceedings will / be at once instituted against any party infringing the copyright.
Carte de visite photographs; Confederate States of America
albumen prints ; cartes-de-visite (card photographs)
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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