Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Our Camp at Fort Wallace
  • Alexander Gardner
    born: Paisley, Scotland, United Kingdom ; died: Washington, DC, United States
  • Our Camp at Fort Wallace, 1867
  • Across the Continent on the Kansas Pacific Railroad
  • Where object was made: Kansas, United States
  • albumen print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 15.2 x 19.8 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 6 x 7 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1978.0026.05

Black-and-white image of a large field. The bottom left and right corners of the image are rounded. There is a row of white cloth tents across the horizon, which cuts halfway through the image. There is a thick white border around the image, decorated with two thin, gold lines. There is a gold inscription in the bottom of the white border.