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Execution of the conspirators -- the drop

Execution of the conspirators -- the drop

 
 
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Stereograph showing the gallows where the conspirators are hung; many men are standing on the platform and soldiers line the top of a wall in the background.
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Photographic Incidents of the War from the Gallery of Alexander Gardner, Photographer to the Army of the Potomac, 511 Seventh street, Washington, D.C.
No. 982.
Negative by A. Gardner.
Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1865, by A. Gardner, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court for the District of Columbia.

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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Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882, photographer
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States38.90719, -77.03687
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