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Creator Role

photographer; copyrighter


This object is a mounted albumen print featuring a group photo of A. Lincoln, Ward Hill Lamon, and Army officers; The photograph was taken by Alexander Gardner at Antietam, MD


Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date



10 X 8 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

ink on paper


Bottom recto: Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1862, by ALEXANDER GARDNER, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Columbia; Verso: BRADY'S ALBUM GALLERY./ No. 605. / Group of President Lincoln, Gen. McClellan, and Suite, / At Headquarters Army of Potomac, previous to reviewing the / troops and the Battle-Field of Antietam, 3d Oct., 1862. / 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. / Group of President


Antietam National Battlefield (Md.); Lamon, Ward Hill, 1828-1893; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1826-1885

Work Type

albumen print




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Digital ID


Current Location

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


Mississippi State University Libraries.

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

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Brady's Album Gallery. No. 605. Group of President Lincoln, Gen. McClellan, and Suite



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