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
Goodspeed's Book Shop, Boston; Marc Daniels, Barnesville, PA, c. 1960s; (Lee Gallery, Winchester, MA), November 2016; NGA purchase, 2019.
Associated NamesLee Gallery
- The Eye of the Sun: Nineteenth-Century Photographs from the National Gallery of Art, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2019, unnumbered catalogue.
- Gardner, Alexander. Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the War. Vol. 1. Washington, 1866.