Quaker Guns, Centreville, Virginia, plate 6 from Gardner's Photographic Sketchbook of the Civil War, Volume I

James F. Gibson, American, 1828/29 - unknown
George N. Barnard, American, 1819 - 1902
Barnard & Gibson, American, active 1862

Share

March 1862; print 1865

Albumen print from wet collodion negative

Image: 7 × 9 1/16 in. (17.8 × 23 cm)

Sheet: 13 3/16 × 18 1/16 in. (33.5 × 45.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Harley and Stephen C. Osman, Class of 1956, Tuck 1957

PH.2004.77.57

Printer

Alexander Gardner

Publisher

Philip & Solomons Publishers, Washington, D.C.

Geography

Place Made: United States, North America

Period

19th century

Object Name

Photograph

Research Area

Photograph

Not on view

Inscriptions

Printed, beneath image: Negative by BARNARD & GIBSON. Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1865, by A. Gardner, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Columbia. Positive by A. GARDNER, 511 7th St., Washington. Printed, lower center margin: QUAKER GUNS, CENTREVILLE, VIRGINIA. Printed, lower left: No.6.; Printed, lower right: March, 1862.

Course History

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

WRIT 7.24, Past Imperfect, Cynthia Monroe, Spring 2019

WRIT 7.24, Past Imperfect, Cynthia Monroe, Spring 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.

The Civil War Remembered: Photographs and Artifacts, Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, January 22-April 2, 2006.

Provenance

Harley and Stephen C. Osman, Stamford, Connecticut; given to present collection, 2004.

This record is part of an active database that includes information from historic documentation that may not have been recently reviewed. Information may be inaccurate or incomplete. We also acknowledge some language and imagery may be offensive, violent, or discriminatory. These records reflect the institution’s history or the views of artists or scholars, past and present. Our collections research is ongoing.

We welcome questions, feedback, and suggestions for improvement. Please contact us at: Hood.Collections@dartmouth.edu