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lower center printed in black ink: FRANK. FREDERICK. ALICE.; on verso, upper center printed in black ink: "THE CHILDREN OF THE BATTLE FIELD." / This is a copy of the Ferrotype found in the hands of / Sergeant Humiston of the 154th N.Y. Volunteers as he / lay dead on the Battle Field of Gettysburg. / The copies are sold in furtherance of the National / Sabbath School effort to found in Pennsylvania an / Asylum for dependent Orphans of Soldiers; in memorial / of our Perpetuated Union.; center printed in black ink: W. T. & B. / WENDEROTH, TAYLOR & BROWN / 912-914 / Chestnut Street / Philadelphia.; lower center printed in black ink: This Picture is private property, and cannot be copied / without wronging the Soldiers' Orphans for whom it is / published. / Philadelphia, Sept. 23d 1865. / J. Francis Bourns.

Provenance

Thomas Harris, New York; NGA purchase, 2019.

Associated Names
Harris, Thomas
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