Libby Prison Carte de Visite Confederate Photograph circa 1863 by Rees in Richmond

$650.00

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.

Description

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, of the infamous prison for Union prisoners of war. The uniformed soldiers standing guard outside 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. United States Proprietary Stamp on the verso. Condition is good.

 

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