President Abraham Lincoln and Major General George B. McClellan in the General's Tent at Antietam, Maryland

Mathew B. Brady, American, 1823 - 1896
Alexander Gardner, American, 1821 - 1882


negative October 3, 1862; print about 1900

Gelatin silver print

Overall: 28 1/2 × 24 in. (72.4 × 61 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Ilse Bischoff



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, on reverse of mount, in graphite: Brady, Mathew / Lincoln + McClellan in Camp; numbered, on reverse: 4216

Course History

SART 29, Photography I, Christina Seely, Winter 2015

HIST 7.32, Civil War Photography, Robert Bonner, Spring 2019

HIST 7.32, Civil War Photographs, Robert Bonner, Winter 2022

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.

Lower Jewet Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 23-March 21, 1976.

Portrait at Dartmouth, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 10-April 16, 1978.

Publication History

Arthur R. Blumenthal, Portraits at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1978, p. 67, no. 61.


Ilse Bischoff, Hartland, Vermont; given to present collection, 1949

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