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Libby Prison – Carte de Visite Photograph circa 1863


Libby Prison CDV during Confederate occupation, Richmond, Virginia circa 1863


A carte-de-visite size horizontal image (mount 4 in x 2 ½ in, image 3 ½ in x 2 ¼ in), albumen print, signed in the plate “Rees / Richmond / Va.” An albumen print, taken during Confederate occupation, as the uniformed soldiers are wearing Confederate uniforms as they stand guard at their tented encampment in the foreground. There is signage over the entrance to the first building and bars on the windows are visible. US Proprietary Stamp on the verso. Condition is good.