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On Alexander Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the Civil War

On Alexander Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the Civil War( )
Author: Lee, Anthony W.
Young, Elizabeth
Series title:Defining Moments in American Photography Ser.
ISBN:978-0-520-25331-5
Publication Date:Jan 2008
Publisher:University of California Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $29.95
Book Description:

Soon after Alexander Gardner's Photographic Sketch Bookwas published, in 1866, it became the Civil War's best-known visual record and helped define how viewers, then and in subsequent generations, would come to know the war. Gardner's classic also became foundational in the history of American photography, combining, for the first time, words and images in a sophisticated and moving account. This book, written by the art historian Anthony W. Lee and the literary scholar...
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Book Details
Pages:108
Detailed Subjects: Photography / Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions / General
Photography / Criticism
History / Military / United States
History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.928 x 7.878 x 0.408 Inches
Book Weight:0.695 Pounds



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