Fort Sumter, Charleston, S. C. 5775
On which the first gun in the Civil War was fired. Jan. 9, 1861
Publisher Detroit Publishing Company
Horizontal: Overall: 8.9 x 14 cm (3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Offset photomechanical print on card stock
Not On View
Front: Copr. Detroit Photographic Co.
Back: divided. Mint.
Between 1950 and 2011, acquired by Leonard A. Lauder, New York, from various postcard dealers in the United States, Canada and Europe; 2013, gift of Leonard A. Lauder to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 18, 2013)
Leonard A. Lauder Postcard Archive—Gift of Leonard A. Lauder