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Myrtle bush Plant[atio]n, Port Royal Is[land], S.C.

Myrtle bush Plant[atio]n, Port Royal Is[land], S.C.

 
 
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Summary

Photograph shows a house provided for Freedmen in Union occupied Port Royal Island, South Carolina.
Purchase; Robin Stanford; 2015; (DLC/PP-2015:022).
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Forms part of: The Robin G. Stanford Collection.
Digitized 2015 Funding from Center for Civil War Photography.

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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Date

01/01/1862
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Contributors

Cooley, Sam A. (Samuel A.), photographer
place

Location

Port Royal Plantation32.22076, -80.67233
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