Brady, Mathew. General Custer & Confederate Prisoner, Modern Albumen Photograph
Custer and a Captured Rebel
Mathew Brady modern albumen photograph of George A. Custer and a Confederate Prisoner.
Produced by the Mathew Brady Society, using original Brady collodion wet-plate negatives, this is a modern albumen photograph, created using the early photographic techniques used by Brady in the 1860s.
However, some improvements have taken place: a double-coating of the paper produces dense and vivid images; a high intensity mercury halide light guarantees perfect exposure for each print; and a special final wash produces authentic prints that are exceptionally durable as well as beautiful. Each is reproduced on gold-toned, hand coated, acid-free, pure cotton albumen paper–and each is a work of art.
Custer, George A. and Confederate Prisoner James B. Washington, at Fair Oaks, VA, May 31, 1862. 11 x 10 (sight), matted size, 18″ x 14″.