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    O'Sullivan Albumen From Gardner's "Sketchbook". Albumen print, "Guard Mount, Head-Quarters Army Of The Potomac", by Timothy O'Sullivan (Washington: Alexander Gardner, 1866). This image, 16.75" x 12" (including mount), from Gardner's hugely successful Photographic Sketchbook of the War shows a company of Collis's Zouaves on parade in a Virginia camp. Good tonal contrasts and much detail under magnification. Browning to original matt from sun exposure, else fine condition. The fancy zouaves shown here with their brass band were members of the renowned 114th Pennsylvania Infantry.The regiment was active in every major eastern campaign from Fredericksburg through Petersburg. O'Sullivan's composition captures the spit and polish of this elite unit.

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    December, 2006
    1st-2nd Friday-Saturday
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