The Getty Museum Open Content Images Of Death

Photographs of the dead in the past…

A Burial Party, Cold Harbor, Virginia

A Burial Party Cold Harbor Virginia
A Burial Party Cold Harbor Virginia
  • Artist/Maker(s): John Reekie, photographer [American, active 1860s] Print by Alexander Gardner, maker [American, born Scotland, 1821 – 1882]
  • Date: negative April 1865; print 1866

A Harvest of Death

A Harvest of Death
A Harvest of Death
  • Artist/Maker(s): Timothy H. O’Sullivan, photographer [American, about 1840 – 1882]
    Print by Alexander Gardner, maker [American, born Scotland, 1821 – 1882]
  • Date: negative July 4, 1863; print 1866

Field Where General Reynolds Fell, Gettysburg

Field Where General Reynolds Fell Gettysburg
Field Where General Reynolds Fell Gettysburg
  • Artist/Maker(s): Timothy H. O’Sullivan, photographer [American, about 1840 – 1882] Print by Alexander Gardner, maker [American, born Scotland, 1821 – 1882]
  • Date: negative July 1863; print 1866

Scene of Battle, Fredericksburg, Virginia [Caissons destroyed by Federal shells]

Scene of Battle Fredericksburg Virginia Caissons destroyed by Federal shells
Scene of Battle Fredericksburg Virginia Caissons destroyed by Federal shells
  • Artist/Maker(s): A.J. Russell, photographer [American, 1830 – 1902]
  • Date: May 3, 1863

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