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Inscription

on verso, signed by artist, lower left in graphite: William Earle Williams; by unknown hand, across bottom: Folly Beach SC 99 B6 [f]3.6 f11 B SBFP 8217

Marks and Labels

blind stamp, lower center: PHOTOGRAPH / BY / WILLIAM EARLE WILLIAMS

Provenance

William Earle Williams, Haverford, PA; NGA purchase, 2013.

Exhibition History
2013
Tell It with Pride: The 54th Massachusetts Regiment and Augustus Saint-Gaudens’ Shaw Memorial, National Gallery of Art, Washington; Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston, 2013 - 2014, no. 80.
Bibliography
2007
William Earle Williams Unsung Heroes: African American Soldiers in the Civil War. Exh. cat. Robert B. Menschel Media Center, Syracuse, New York, 2007: 26.