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    1865 Alexander Gardner Photograph of McLean's House. Black and white photograph. 9" x 7", mounted to measure 11.25" x 9.5", Appomattox Court House, Virginia; April 1865. Captioned "Where the Capitulation was signed between Generals Grant and Lee (No. 99)." Noted "Negative by T. H. O'Sullivan" and "Positive by A. Gardner." The classic view of the McLean family posed on the porch of their home that hosted the signing of the document that surrendered Lee's army. McLean famously left his house on the Bull Run battlefield to find a more safe and peaceful place to live, only to have the conflict come to an end in his parlor four years later. Matted and framed to the overall size of 18.5" x 22.5".

    Condition: Light toning throughout. Dampstaining at the left edge and mat burn along the top edge.


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    October, 2019
    26th Saturday
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