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Savannah, Georgia. Ruins of houses. American Civil War glass negative.

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Savannah, Georgia. Ruins of houses. American Civil War glass negative.

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Caption from negative sleeve: Savannah, Ga.
Photographer's name attributed in Civil War caption books.
Two plates form left (LC-B811-3552A) and right (LC-B811-3552B) halves of a stereograph pair.
Corresponding print is in LOT 4164-B.
Credit line: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.
General information about Civil war photographs is available at loc.gov
Forms part of: Civil war photographs, 1861-1865 (Library of Congress).

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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01/01/1865
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united states
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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

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