Head-Quarters New York Herald, Army of the Potomac, Bealton

Timothy H. O'Sullivan, Alexander GardnerSeptember 1863

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

View of an encampment near Bealeton, Virginia, serving as a temporary headquarters for the New York Herald newspaper. Several tents sit beneath a grove of trees surrounded by horses. A carriage with a painted sing that reads "N. Y. H. Headquarters" stands next to a tent, as a group of men face the camera holding horses.


  • Title: Head-Quarters New York Herald, Army of the Potomac, Bealton
  • Creator: Timothy H. O'Sullivan, Alexander Gardner
  • Date Created: September 1863
  • Location Created: Washington, District of Columbia, United States
  • Physical Dimensions: 17.8 × 22.9 cm (7 × 9 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Albumen silver print
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 84.XO.944.2.2.6
  • Culture: American
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: Timothy H. O'Sullivan (American, about 1840 - 1882) Alexander Gardner (American, born Scotland, 1821 - 1882)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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