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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2018.234
People
Andrew Joseph Russell, American (Nunda, New York 1830 - 1902 Brooklyn, New York)
Title
Commissary Department, Alexandria, Slave Pen, Fort Ellsworth, Seminary Hospital, Camps &c., in distance, No. 119
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
c. 1861-1865
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/362540
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Albumen silver print
Dimensions
photograph: 20.8 × 32.9 cm (8 3/16 × 12 15/16 in.)
mount: 24.5 × 35.1 cm (9 5/8 × 13 13/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • label: printed label attached to mount below photograph: No. 119. - COMMISSARY DEPARTMENT, ALEXANDRIA, / Slave Pen, Fort Ellsworth, Seminary Hospital, Camps &c., in distance.
  • stamp: verso of mount, center right, black ink: CULVER SERVICE / 660 First Avenue / New York 16 N. Y. / This Picture is [missing text]ed for / one reproduction only. Must not / be used for advertising without / written permission. / Original must be returned.
  • label: verso of mount, white label with red stamp: CULVER / SERVICE [encircled in an oval]
  • inscription: verso of mount, on label, black ballpoint ink: 5019
  • inscription: verso of mount, upper right, graphite: 9 [remainder obscured by hinge]
Provenance
[Lee Gallery, Inc., Winchester], sold; to Harvard Art Museums, 2018
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Richard and Ronay Menschel Fund for the Acquisition of Photographs
Accession Year
2018
Object Number
2018.234
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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