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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2008.22
People
Negative by Timothy H. O'Sullivan, American (New York, New York 1840 - 1882 Staten Island, New York)
Postive by Alexander Gardner, American (Paisley, Renfrew, Scotland 1821 - 1882 Washington, D. C.)
Published by Philp & Solomons (active 1860s)
Title
A Harvest of Death
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Catalogue of Photographic Incidents of the War
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
July, 1863
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States, Pennsylvania
Culture
American
Location
Level 3, Room 3600, University Research Gallery
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Physical Descriptions
Technique
Albumen silver print
Dimensions
image: 17.3 x 22.7 cm (6 13/16 x 8 15/16 in.)
mount: 31.2 x 39.9 cm (12 5/16 x 15 11/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: printed mount, recto, below image: Negative by T.H. O'Sullivan. Entered according to act of Congress, in the year 1865, by A. Gardner, in the Clerk's Office of the District of Columbia of the District of Columbia. Positive by A. Gardner, 511 7th St., Washington. [over] Incidents of the War. A Harvest of Death. Gettysburg, July, 1863. Published by Philip & Solomon, Washington.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Richard and Ronay Menschel Fund for the Acquisition of Photographs
Accession Year
2008
Object Number
2008.22
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

Strategies of Exhibition Design in the Twentieth Century: History and Theory, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/31/2013 - 06/01/2013

Civil War Project, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/31/2013 - 03/30/2013

Winslow Homer: Eyewitness, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 08/31/2019 - 01/05/2020

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