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Gardner, Alexander (1821-1882) [Three brick buildings seen from across a field]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05111.01.0135 Author/Creator: Gardner, Alexander (1821-1882) Place Written: s.l. Type: Photograph Date: Pagination: 1 albumen print ; 22.6 x 17.1 cm.

Summary of Content: A print of a photograph of two large brick buildings which form an L-shape. Trees stand in front and what appears to be a few rows of corn stalks can be seen on the far left. A smaller house-like brick building sits off to the right. Inscription on verso: "Gardner 630."


Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryUnion ForcesArchitecture

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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