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Laid out for burial at Antietam

Laid out for burial at Antietam



Title from item.
Alternate title devised by Milhollen and Mugridge from the corresponding negative.
Copyright 1862 by Gardner & Gibson.
Hand written on verso: William Pinkerton.
Forms part of: Civil War Photograph Collection (Library of Congress).
Original negative may be available: LC-B811-557.

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.





Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882, photographer


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