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3 edition of Civil war photographs. found in the catalog.

Civil war photographs.

Library of Congress. Prints and Photographs Division.

Civil war photographs.

A selection from negatives in the Mathew B. Brady Collection in the Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress.

by Library of Congress. Prints and Photographs Division.

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Published by Library of Congress, Phoduplication Services in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Brady, Mathew B., -- 1823 (ca.)-1896.,
  • Photographs -- Catalogs,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Pictorial works.

  • The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination2 microfilm reels, all ill.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18752606M

    Original Civil War Photographs. Civil War photographer Alexander Gardner, who worked for Mathew Brady, photographed the Antietam battlefield capturing gory graphic details of the Civil War two days after the historic conflict. The American Civil War between Union soldiers upholding the United States constitution and Confederate soldiers who. The Civil War created a strong demand for photographs of soldiers in studio settings and in encampments. The custom of the time was for the studio's owner .

    Mathew B. Brady (c. – Janu ) was an American photographer, and one of the earliest in American history. Best known for his scenes of the Civil War, he studied under inventor Samuel F. B. Morse, who pioneered the daguerreotype technique in America. Brady opened his own studio in New York in , and photographed Andrew Jackson, John Quincy Adams, Born: c. , Warren County, New York. The photographs taken by masters such as Mathew Brady and Alexander Gardner have done much for the public’s perception of the Civil War. But all of their work is in black and white.

    Civil War Photographs. This gallery of photographs is a compilation from the National Archives. The same images are available at the National Archives web site which has taken the time to categorize a few of them. We provide them here for ease of access. Civil War Photo Sleuth. K likes. Dedicated to rediscovering the names and stories of unidentified soldiers and sailors in American Civil War-era images. Posts by Kurt ers: K.


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Civil war photographs by Library of Congress. Prints and Photographs Division. Download PDF EPUB FB2

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The images would provide posterity with a comprehensive visual record of the war and its leading figures, and make a powerful impression on the populace.

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