Lot 65    

Alexander Gardner Stereoviews of Refugee Slaves
2010, American History, Including the Civil War
Lot of 2, both on yellow square-cornered mounts, including one with an applied paper printed label on verso from Gardner's Photographic Incidents of the War series, titled No. 519/Fugitive Negroes Crossing Rappahannock During Pope's Retreat, with an abridged version of the title on an inked manuscript label applied over Gardner's 1862 copyright line on recto; the other view is imprinted with Gardner's 1863 copyright line on recto with no labels on either side, but has been ID'd as Negro Contrabands at Leisure near Culpepper, VA, 1863.

Provenance:  
Descended in the family of Captain William W. Beckwith, 80th NY


Condition:  
1st with light edge and corner wear and scattered minor stains; 2nd near excellent.
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