Gettysburg 1st day...

Made:
1863-07
photographer:
Alexander Gardner
and
Timothy H O'Sullivan
'Gettysburg 1st day...'
      A photograph of dead soldiers on the battlefield at Gettysburg in Pennsylvania, America

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'Gettysburg 1st day...' A photograph of dead soldiers on the battlefield at Gettysburg in Pennsylvania, America
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A photograph of dead soldiers on the battlefield at Gettysburg in Pennsylvania, America, by Alexander Gardener (1821-1882) from a negative produced by Timothy H O'Sullivan (1840-1882) in July 1863. This photograph is from an album entitled 'Canada and the United States.1867' by John Downes Rochfort (1825-1885), who toured Canada and America in 1867. The Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War, with over 50,000 men killed or wounded during three days of fighting.

A photograph of dead soldiers on the battlefield at Gettysburg in Pennsylvania, America, by Alexander Gardener (1821-1882) from a negative produced by Timothy H O'Sullivan (1840-1882) in July 1863. This photograph is from an album entitled 'Canada and the United States. 1867' by John Downes Rochfort (1825-1885), who toured Canada and America in 1867.

The Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War, with over 50,000 men killed or wounded during three days of fighting.

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Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1995-5001/1/25
type:
photograph
credit:
National Media Museum, Bradford