Yashica Electro 35 camera with which Christopher Ammons took most of his Vietnam photographs. The camera was purchased at the PX in Qui Nhon during his second tour. Beside it are film canisters with "Vietnam" printed on them.
Written in line of battle near Marietta, GA, Morrison of the 38th Tenn. Inf. CSA writes of fighting during the Atlanta campaign. Says they have "been under the fire of the enemy 45 out of [last] 51 days." "We have built a great many breastworks and...
Monuments & Memorials; Basilicas; Popes; Domes; Latin cross-plan buildings; Plazas
William Strickland's watercolor sketch of the Basilica of St. Peter, Rome. Strickland gives handwritten descriptions and dimensions of the building porticoes. He describes the dome as being "decidedly ugly."
William Strickland's watercolor sketch of Pope Gregory XVI and representative sketches of members of the Capuchin Order. Also in the sketch is a cardinal receiving a papal blessing. Strickland provides a description of "Good Friday Services" and...
William Strickland's watercolor drawing of the fortress of Radicofani, and the surrounding Tuscan countryside. A small house and a village are shown in the sketch. Strickland provides a handwritten description of the scene.
William Strickland's sketch of the wheel and flange of the Great Western Railway. The sketch shows details of the metalwork used in securing the rails. Dimensions of the various bolts and nuts are shown.