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Title: U. S. S. HARTFORD, 1864

Accession Number: 1997.155.1
Category: PHOTOGRAPHS
Type: carte de visite
Maker: McPherson & Oliver
Place: USA, LA, New Orleans
Date: After October 01, 1864
Materials:
Description: Carte de visite; mounted lengthwise on board; deck scene from frigate HARTFORD, circa 1864, as flagship under Admiral Farragut; probably photographed in New Orleans during Civil War; view of deck, looking forward, wheel at left, two officers conversing near wheel, identified in "Photographic History of Civil War" as lieutenants George Mundy and LaRue P. Adams; starboard battery of 9-inch Dahlgren cannons at right; printed along bottom margin "Entered according to act of Congress, Oct 1, 1864, in the Clerk's office/ of the District Court of the U.S. for the Eastern District of Louisiana"; revenue stamp affixed to reverse; printed on reverse "PHOTOGRAPHED/ BY/ McPHERSON & OLIVER/ No. 132 Canal St./ New Orleans"; published in Davis and Wiley "Photographic History of the Civil War" Black Dog and Leventhal Publishers, 1984, p. 978.

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