J. I. Mumper, Photograph, Devil’s Den Gettysburg, PA
Union Soldiers Pose Among the Rocks of Devil’s Den
J. I. Mumper Photograph of Devil’s Den, Gettysburg Battlefield.
Staging photographs became big business for local photographers in the Gettysburg area. In the fall of 1863, possibly at the time of Lincoln’s Address at the cemetery dedication, a series of photographs were made in which Union soldiers posed among the rocks of Devil’s Den as casualties.
Mumper, J. I., Photographer Horizontal Cabinet Albumen Photograph with mark of Mumper (partly covered by the image), “Gettysburg, Pa.” Marked in the image “Devil’s Den” on the lower right corner.
|Dimensions||8 × 6 × .25 in|