Artifacts

Creator

Mathew Brady

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Creator Role

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Description

The carte de visite features a photograph of two Confederate soldiers standing with the CSA's largest gun.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

1862

Measurement

2 1/2 X 4 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

paper (fiber product); albumen process

Inscription

recto, below print: Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1862, by M. B. BRADY, in the Clerk's Office of the / District Court of the District of Columbia. verso, backmark: BRADY'S ALBUM GALLERY. / No. 398. / Largest Confederate Gun, (64 pound,) / Burst in efforts to reach Battery No. 1 of Gen. McClellan's works. / 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.

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

albumen prints--cartes-de-visite (card photographs)

Class

Article

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

ID

850

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

Largest Confederate Gun, (64 pound,)

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