The J. Paul Getty Museum

Captain [illeg.] Battery

Object Details

Title:

Captain [illeg.] Battery

Artist/Maker:

Mathew B. Brady (American, about 1823 - 1896)

Culture:

American

Places:

Washington, District of Columbia, United States (Place Created)
Virginia, United States (Place Depicted)

Date:

1864

Medium:

Albumen silver print

Object Number:

84.XO.1195.36

Dimensions:

12.6 × 20.1 cm (4 15/16 × 7 15/16 in.)

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Object Description

A number of men are manning some cannons behind a sandbag wall. One of the men stands on the wall, looking to the left side of the image