William H. Tipton Photograph of the Gouverneur K. Warren Statue and View from Little Round Top - Inventory Number: ALB 260
Large, panoramic circa 1890s William H. Tipton photograph of the view northwest of Little Round Top, with the 1888 Gouverneur K. Warren statue at the center foreground. A nice wide shot of the southern end of the Gettysburg battlefield, mounted on a 17” by 10 ½” cardboard mat with some chips, wear and creases along the edge. Tipton’s signature is visible on the bottom left corner of the print.
William H. Tipton (1850-1929) was a Gettysburg native and apprentice of the Tyson Brothers photographers as early as 1862. After the war he opened his own studio in Gettysburg and became one of the most well-known photographers in the nation for his battlefield views.