A Battle-Field near Virginia Capes
Date ca. 1915
Artist:Harry Cowles Mann, American, 1866 - 1926
Dimensions Overall, Image: 7 3/8 × 9 in. (18.7 × 22.9 cm) Overall, Support: 13 1/2 × 15 in. (34.3 × 38.1 cm)
Medium Gelatin silver print
Credit Line Gift of Polly Lazaron from the collection of Dr. Emanuel Wallerstein
Description This is one of 41 black and white photographs depicting various sites around Virginia Beach, VA.
Exhibition History"Harry C. Mann: Norfolk Photographer," Willoughby-Baylor House, Norfolk, VA, April 2, 2016 - April 2, 2017.
Object Label A Battle-Field near Virginia Capes, ca. 1915 Gelatin silver print (photograph) Notice the shipping traffic on the horizon in this photograph. This image appeared in National Geographic twice: in a September 1915 article illustrated almost exclusively with Mann’s work, and in June 1918 among coastal views by various artists. In the later magazine, the editors re-titled this picture “A Battle-ground of Nature: The Atlantic Seaboard.” Gift of Polly Lazaron from the collection of Dr. Emanuel Wallerstein 82.98.33
Object Number 82.98.33