Title Original Stereocard Phorograph "3755 G. A. R. Reunion. 1899. The Children's Welcome Philadelphia
Binding No Binding
Book Condition Collectible-Very Good
Publisher Philadelphia Universal Photo Art Co. 1899
Seller ID 15023
Original stereocard on tan boards (7 x 3 1/2 inches) with title at base of photographs. Dimensions of photos 6 x 3 inches. The Grand Army of the Republic (G. A. R) was a fraternal organization for veterans of the Union Army in the Civil War. This image was taken at the 33rd National G.A.R. Encampment held on September 6 and 7, 1899 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The image shows a crowd of children seated on bleachers in front of Philadelphia City Hall. The children are holding up different colored cards that spell out "G A R" when viewed together.
GRAND ARMY REPUBLIC SERVICEMEN ARMED FORCES CIVIL WAR PHOTOGRAPHS CC-2