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Inscription

on album cover, center gilt embossed: GARDNER'S / PHOTOGRAPHIC P&S SKETCH BOOK / OF THE WAR.; on spine, upper center gilt embossed: GARDNER'S / PHOTOGRAPHIC / SKETCH BOOK / OF THE WAR; center: VOL. I.; on flyleaf, by unknown hand, upper left in graphite: C MATFFXX; on title page, center printed in black ink: GARDNER'S / PHOTOGRAPHIC / SKETCH BOOK / OF THE WAR. / VOL. 1. / PHILP & SOLOMONS, Publishers—Washington, D.C.; lower right: A.R. WARD [sic], DEL.; forward, table of contents, and descriptive paragraphs printed in black ink throughout the album

Provenance

Goodspeed's Book Shop, Boston; Marc Daniels, Barnesville, PA, c. 1960s; (Lee Gallery, Winchester, MA), November 2016; NGA purchase, 2019.

Associated Names
Lee Gallery
Exhibition History
2019
The Eye of the Sun: Nineteenth-Century Photographs from the National Gallery of Art, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2019, unnumbered catalogue.
Bibliography
1866
Gardner, Alexander. Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War. Vol. 1. Washington, 1866.
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