Whistling Dick, Armstrong Gun, West Point

about 1867–68
George Kendall Warren (American, 1824–1884)


Object Place: United States of America

Dimensions

Image (oval): 14.6 x 19.9 cm (5 3/4 x 7 13/16 in.) Sheet: 25.6 x 33.4 cm (10 1/16 x 13 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2004.578

Medium or Technique

Photograph, albumen print

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Photography

Classifications

Photographs

Inscription

Inscribed recto in pencil in right margin: "Whistling Dick, Armstrong Gun, unintentionally presented to the Union by John Bull"

Provenance

Lee Gallery, Winchester, MA; from whom purchased by the MFA, 22 September 2004

Credit Line

Gift of Jessie H. Wilkinson - Jessie H. Wilkinson Fund, Lucy Dalbiac Luard Fund, Morris and Louise Rosenthal Fund, Seth K. Sweetser Fund, and Helen B. Sweeney Fund