Cyclorama of the Battle of Gettysburg
- Title:Cyclorama of the Battle of Gettysburg
- Date:ca. 1897
- Description:Close-up black and white photograph showing the Cyclorama of the Battle of Gettysburg at the Tennessee Centennial Exposition. Shows the front entrance of the building, which was a circular structure.
- Historical Note:Inside the circular walls of the Cyclorama was a painting that depicted the charge of Gen. Pickett's Division at the stone wall on the 3rd day of the Battle of Gettysburg. This work is said to have required 16 months of labor by 13 artists. Seven tons of paint were used. The exhibit was popular with Union and Confederate veterans alike and contained many relics from the Civil War.
- Contributing Institution:Tennessee State Library & Archives, Webb-Wrenne Family Papers
- Rights:Images reproduced on this website are intended for individual, educational use only. For research inquiries about specific objects or requests for high resolution images, contact the Tennessee State Library and Archives.
- Digital Publisher:Digital Initiatives, James E. Walker Library, Middle Tennessee State University
- Full Record:http://content.mtsu.edu/u?/shades,274