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Military Railroad Operations in Northern Virginia: Man Standing on Railroad Tracks Holding Twisted Rail,

Salt paper print on photographic paper mounted on thin board

Dimensions (Image): 150 x 204 mm (5.9 x 8 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 150 x 204 mm (5.9 x 8 in.)

Dimensions (Mount): 194 x 246 mm (7.6 x 9.7 in.)

Inscribed in pencil on mount, below image: “Destroying Rock Mil. RRs.”; inscribed in brown ink (probably faded from black): “#56”; inscribed in pencil on verso, upper right corner: “RR”

Edition: By comparison with a possibly related print in the Library of Congress (no. 56, call number LOT 9209), possibly from the album Photographs Illustrative of Operations in Construction and Transportation, as Used to Facilitate the Movements of the Armies of the Rappahannock, of Virginia….

Accession number: 2010.9.10

Gift of Richard E. Kremer, M.D., 2010

Work Type: photograph

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