Carte-de-visite

Image of Albert F. Alfred. Head shot with uniform jacket barely visible. Long beard. Brown stain on right side of CDV. On reverse, "Albert Alfred/Co. D, 19th C.V.

Description (physical):

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
1998.065.001
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Carte-de-visite

Carte-de-Visite of George Bates. Chest portrait. Wearing uniform jacket with high collar. Short brown hair. Oval gilded frame design around image, "wire" at top, four "tassels" at bottom.

Description (physical):

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
1998.065.003
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Carte-de-visite

Date:
1863-1865

Carte-de-Visite of Charles H. Butler. Seated, wearing enlistedman's jacket, right elbow on cloth covered table. Short dark hair, gray background. Red lines around edge. Two cent stamp on reverse, orange with Geo. Washington's image. On stamp, "PB" in ink. Photographer's info. printed on reverse. Handwritten, "Chas. H. Butler/Seymour/New Haven Co/Conn./Pvt/Co. H, 2nd CT Heavy Art/WIA, Cold Harbor, Cedar Creek/out 8-17-65."

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
1998.065.010
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Carte-de-visite

Date:
1862-1865

Carte-de-Visite of Phillip D. Carroll. Chest length portrait, image fades at bottom edge into cream colored background. Wearing uniform jacket, short hair, moustache. On reverse, Phillip Carroll/Company E 2nd Arty./Phil Carroll/Philip D. Carroll/Res Winchester/Pvt Co. E"/Second Regt. Ct. Heavy Art./Wo. Must out July 7, 1865." and "$22.00" at bottom.

Description (physical):

. 2 7/8" x 4"

Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
1998.065.012
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Wind Tunnel

This photograph depicts the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics' (NACA) Langley Memorial Laboratory, opened in 1917 with the first pressurized (variable density) wind tunnel. The laboratory, located in Hampton, Virginia and named after Samuel P. Langley, the third secretary of the Smithsonian, was used to gather precise data on wing shapes.

Location:
Independence Ave at 6th Street, SW Washington,District of Columbia 20560
Identifier:
9A03115
Institution:
Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum