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Gettysburg, Pa. The Bryan house on 2d Corps line, near scene of Pickett's Charge

Gettysburg, Pa. The Bryan house on 2d Corps line, near scene of Pickett's Charge

 
 
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Photograph from the main eastern theater of the war, Gettysburg, June-July, 1863.
Civil War photographs, 1861-1865 / compiled by Hirst D. Milhollen and Donald H. Mugridge, Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1977. No. 0190
Title from Milhollen and Mugridge.
Two plates form left (LC-B811-2516A) and right (LC-B811-2516B) halves of a stereograph pair.
Annotation on negative, scratched into emulsion: 2396.
Corresponding print is in LOT 4167-A.
Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.
General information about Civil war photographs is available at https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.cwp
Forms part of: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865 (Library of Congress).
Selected Civil War Photographs, 1861-1865.

During the Civil War, photographers produced thousands of stereoviews. Stereographs were popular during American Civil War. A single glass plate negative capture both images using a Stereo camera. Prints from these negatives were intended to be looked at with a special viewer called a stereoscope, which created a three-dimensional ("3-D") image. This collection includes glass stereograph negatives, as well as stereograph card prints.

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01/01/1863
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gettysburg
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Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on publication. For information, see "Civil war photographs, 1861-1865," http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/120_cwar.html