It reads on the right side Photographic History. It reads below right image Soldiers drawing water for the hospitals at Fredericksburg, Va. Right image of this Stereoview is numbered 2512.
Paper label on the reverse reads 1861 The War for the Union. / PHOTOGRAPHIC HISTORY / This series of pictures are original photographs taken during the war of the Rebellion. A quarter of a century has passed since the sun painted these real scenes of the great war, and the "negatives" have undergone chemical changes which makes it slow and difficult work to get these "prints" from them.
Please see my 2nd picture for all this text. Taylor, Sole Owner and Publisher, No. 17 Allen Place, Hartford, Conn.Condition is good or better with light edge wear and bumping, or rounding to the corners. Please see my other ongoing auctions for more interesting items. The item "Soldiers Drawing Water Hospitals Fredericksburg VA Taylor Civil War Stereoview" is in sale since Thursday, September 3, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Photographic Images\Vintage & Antique (Pre-1940)\Stereoviews". The seller is "consignease" and is located in Hanna City, Illinois. This item can be shipped worldwide.