Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    PRESIDENT LINCOLN ON BATTLE-FIELD OF ANTIETAM (No. 23). One of the Civil War's most famous photographs, captured by the lens of Alexander Gardner himself. President Lincoln poses outside the headquarters tent of General McClellan just two weeks after the battle of Antietam, surrounded by still other generals and staff officers. The image is particularly clear and filled with wonderful detail, revealing a tall and powerful Lincoln. Mount measures 13 by 10 inches and the image is 9 by 6.75 inches. There is a small chip in the upper right corner of the mount but no damage to the image itself. Dated 1866 and noted "Alex. Gardner, Photographer" with the date taken: "October, 1862." Very historic.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2010
    11th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 15
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,000

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2021 April 17 Featuring the Michael Ward Collection Americana & Political Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    The resulting auction of my property overwhelmed me. I want to thank Tom Slater and the Heritage team for a very satisfactory experience and profitable result with my historical consignment.
    Henry L.,
    Lexington, KY
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search