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    Images from Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book.

    RUINS OF ARSENAL, RICHMOND, VIRGINIA (No. 91). A group of Union soldiers lounges amid scatted artillery shells and stands of grapeshot, watched by two young boys at the left. The ruins include the Franklin Paper Mill and a manufactory for carbines, with the abutment of the Richmond and Petersburg railroad bridge looming in the center, from which an officer surveys the scene. Mount measures 11.25 by 9 inches and the image 9 by 7 inches. Dated 1866 and noted "Alexander Gardner, Photographer" and "511 Seventh Street, Washington" along with the date taken: "April, 1865."

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