Imperial Albumen of General George Gordon Meade Commander of the Union Army at Gettysburg - Inventory Number: ALB 276
By Gutekunst of Philadelphia
Frederick Gutekunst (September 25, 1831 – April 27, 1917) was an American photographer from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He opened his first photographic portrait studio with his brother in 1854 and successfully ran his business for sixty years. He grew to national prominence during the American Civil War and expanded his business to include two studios and a large phototype printing operation. He is known as the "Dean of American Photographers" due to his high-quality portraits of dignitaries and celebrities. He worked as the official photographer of the Pennsylvania Railroad and received national and international recognition for his photographs of the Gettysburg battlefield and an innovative 10-foot-long panoramic photograph of the Centennial Exposition.
Frame measures 31 inches x 26 1/2 inches
Inventory Number: ALB 276