Field Where Gen. Reynolds Fell, Gettysburg, plate 37, from Gardner's Photographic Sketchbook of the Civil War, Volume I

Timothy H. O'Sullivan, American, 1840 - 1882


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July 1863; print 1865

Albumen print from a wet collodion negative

Image: 6 15/16 × 8 7/8 in. (17.6 × 22.6 cm)

Sheet: 12 5/16 × 15 3/4 in. (31.2 × 40 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the William S. Rubin Fund



Alexander Gardner


Philip & Solomons Publishers, Washington, D.C.


Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Dated, in ink, lower left margin: July, 1863.; titled and inscribed, in ink, lower center margin: Incidents of the War. / FIELD WHERE GEN. REYNOLDS FELL, GETTYSBURG. / Published by PHILP & SOLOMONS, Washington; printed, in ink, lower left margin: Negative by T.H. O'SULLIVAN.; printed, in ink, lower center margin: Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1865, by A. GARDNER, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Disctrict of Columbia.; printed, in ink, lower right margin: Positive by A. GARDNER, 511 7th St., Washiington.

Course History

ANTH 12.3, WGST 42.5, The Ethnography of Violence, Chelsey Kivland, Fall 2013

ENGL 29, American Fiction to 1900, Colleen Boggs, Spring 2014

SART 17.9, The Photographer as Activist: Making Art Inspired by the Hood Museum's Collection , Virginia Beahan, Winter 2015

ARTH 48.08, The Photographic Medium, Allan Doyle, Winter 2019

WRIT 7.24, Past Imperfect, Cynthia Monroe, Spring 2019

SART 29, Photography I, Christina Seely, Spring 2019

WRIT 7.24, Past Imperfect, Cynthia Monroe, Spring 2019

SART 29, Photography I, Christina Seely, Fall 2019

ARTH 48.02, History of Photography, Katie Hornstein, Winter 2020

Exhibition History

Bringing the War Home: Photographs of the Civil War, Israel Sack Gallery [American Works on Paper wall], Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 13-October 2012.


Lee Gallery, Winchester, Massachusetts; sold to present collection, 2008.

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