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McLean's House, Appomattox Court-House, Virginia, Where the Capitulation was Signed between Generals Grant and Lee

Alexander Gardner, Timothy H. O'SullivanApril 1865

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

View of the house belonging to Wilmer McLean at Appomattox Court House, Virginia where Generals Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant signed the surrender terms of Lee's Army of Northern Virginia. A group of people sit on the steps leading up to the front porch of the house to pose for the camera. A row of trees lines the lawn on the left side of the house and crosses the view of the house in the foreground.

Details

  • Title: McLean's House, Appomattox Court-House, Virginia, Where the Capitulation was Signed between Generals Grant and Lee
  • Creator: Timothy H. O'Sullivan, Alexander Gardner
  • Date Created: April 1865
  • Location Created: Washington, District of Columbia, United States
  • Physical Dimensions: 17.8 × 23 cm (7 × 9 1/16 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.944.2.2.49
  • 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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