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Photographing the civil war

by Henry Wysham Lanier

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Published by The Review of reviews co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pictorial works,
  • History

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE468.7 .L28
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26481079M
    LC Control Number11016902

    Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era is a Pulitzer Prize-winning work on the American Civil War, published in , by James M. McPherson. It is the sixth volume of the Oxford History of the United States series. An abridged, illustrated version of the book was published in Author: James M. McPherson. PHOTOGRAPHING THE CIVIL WAR [Back to Civil War Pictures] By HENRY WYSHAM LANIER, EXTRAORDINARY as the fact seems, the American Civil War is the first great war of which we have an adequate history in photographs: that is to say, this is the first conflict of "great magnitude"* in the world's history that can be really "illustrated," with a pictorial record which is indisputably authentic.

    George N. Barnard released Photographic Views of Sherman's Campaign and Alexander Gardner printed the now-famous Gardner's Photographic Sketchbook of the American Civil War. Both books, in the words of Alan Trachtenberg, "resemble each other in their unqualified support of the Union and their undisguised hatred of slavery and Southern aristocracy.".   But Gardner was a mercenary photographer. He made money by either photographing celebrities, like President Lincoln, or by documenting the hot news stories of the day — in this case, the war.

    Many were broken, lost, or destroyed by fire. After passing to various other owners, they were discovered and appreciated by Edward Bailey Eaton," who set in motion "events that led to their importance as the nucleus of a collection of Civil War photos published in Born: c. , Warren County, New York. The American Civil War (–) was the fourth war in history to be caught on camera. The first three were the Mexican-American War (–), the Crimean War (–), and the Indian Rebellion of Contents[show] Union photographers Mathew Brady Mathew B. Brady, a son of Irish immigrants, was born in in Warren County, New York. Brady can be viewed as the father of.


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Photographing the civil war by Henry Wysham Lanier Download PDF EPUB FB2

Photographers of the Civil War actually invented modern photography and this book shows how they did it. In a wide range of photos spanning the war, you can see all the seeds of the modern. This is also a good book for Civil War students. It provides a lot of visual evidence of the war, some surprising, some depressing, some testifying to human by: 6.

This book is warmly recommended for peoples, that approach to the CIVIL WAR photography, for the first time (but not only). Every techniques photographic it`s explained clearly, in the details and many other useful informations are contained, in this "LITTLE/BIG" book.

This book it`s fundamental for all passionates, in the CIVIL WAR photography/5(4). Inthe art of photography came of age just as Civil War erupted and tore the United States apart. As a result, more than 2, photographers covered the conflict, making it the first historical event captured fully by the camera/5(2).

One of the most interesting is the Time-Life edition done by Bell Wiley and William C. Davis: A Photographic History of the Civil War. As I was checking titles for this reply I found it, remembered how delightful the images are–probably because both authors enjoy a little whimsy with their history and–here it comes–it can be purchased for $ used on amazon.

McPherson, James. For Cause and Comrade: Why Men Fought in the Civil War. New York: Oxford University Press, (McPherson read over 1, letters and diaries of Confederate and Union soldiers to come up with his answers to the book's title question.) McPherson, James.

Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era. New York: Oxford University. on Civil War Photography. The Civil War was one of the first wars to be documented by photography. The invention of photography in the s allowed the horrors and glory of war to be seen by the public for the first time.

Dozens of photographers, some private and some employees of the army, snapped photos of the soldiers as well as the locations of Civil War battles. The Center published its first work on Civil War photography in the never-previously-compiled complete catalog of Alexander Gardner’s Photographic Incidents of the War, which lists more than 1, stereo views and 1, large plate images.

The Essentials: Six Books on the Civil War These six histories of the Civil War that are must-reads if you want to better understand the conflict A group of officers in Culpeper, Virginia reading. Riveting novel of the gradual unravelling of a Civil War veteran turned town marshal—clearly suffering from PTSD—as a forest fire and a deadly epidemic threatens his small town in s Wisconsin.

War memory, horror, and a vivid portrayal of postwar life are all crowded into this brisk, page book. Geraldine Brooks, March (). Photographing The Civil War By Henry Wysham Lanier the American Civil War is the only great war of which we have an adequate history in photographs: that is to say, this is the only conflict of the first magnitude in the world's history that can be really " illustrated," with a pictorial record which is indisputably authentic, vividly.

New York: The Review of Reviews, Book. Very Good. Cloth. From the original series. A solid copy with clean, glossy pages. With s of evocative photographs of Civil War captured and wounded and their accommodation.

Civil War Book List By THE NEW YORK TIMES. Far more books have been written about the Civil War than about any other event in American history, and Lincoln’s stack of books towers over that of any other American figure.

Any recommended reading list therefore has to be highly selective and at least somewhat arbitrary. A drum's story -- A veteran and his grandchildren -- Lincoln and Tad -- The defenses of Washington -- Story of the second Bull Run --Campaigning with Grant -- A drummer boy in gray -- War story told in churchyard -- An Adventure on the East'n Sho' -- Heroines of '61 and Barbara Frietchie --Down the Fairfax Pike -- Major Mallory of Malloryville -- The strange case of Geo.

Murdstone -- Gypsy, my. The American Civil War (–65) was the fifth war in history to be photographed, the first four being the Mexican–American War (–48), the Crimean War (–56), Indian Rebellion of and the Second Italian War of Independence ().

Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the Civil War. Reprint. New York: Dover Publications, Call number: EG19 [P&P Civil War] Reprint of Gardner's Photographic Sketch Book of the Civil War. Includes photographs presented chronologically showing the major sites of conflict in Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania.

Discover the best U.S. Civil War History in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. For comparison, every soldier fighting in the Civil War was 13 times more likely to die in the line of duty than were American soldiers fighting in the Vietnam War.

In total, eight percent of all white males aged 13 to 43 living in America at the dawn of the Civil War died during the conflict -- that's approximately percent of the total Author: All That's Interesting.

Alexander Gardner (Octo – Decem ) was a Scottish photographer who immigrated to the United States inwhere he began to work full-time in that profession.

He is best known for his photographs of the American Civil War, U.S. President Abraham Lincoln, and the execution of the conspirators to Lincoln's assassinationBorn: OctoPaisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland.

Chattanooga Civil War Show Highlights: Uniforms & Relics: 2: Today at PM: The Ultimate Civil War Series: Book, Movie, & TV Discussion Tent: Today at PM: M: Thoughts on North South Trader's Civil War magazine. Book, Movie, & TV Discussion Tent: 1: Yesterday at PM: MAP PHOTOGRAPHING FOR THE ARMY IN THE FIELD: Period Photos.

About the Book. Soon after Alexander Gardner's Photographic Sketch Bookwas published, init became the Civil War's best-known visual record and helped define how viewers, then and in subsequent generations, would come to know the r's classic also became foundational in the history of American photography, combining, for the first time, words and images.

THE GIST - Photography had been around for over 20 years before the Civil War, but its flowering began just before conflict broke out. - Photography during the Civil War had a .Civil War photographs stripped away much of the Victorian-era romance around warfare.

Photography during the Civil War, especially for those who ventured out to the battlefields with their cameras, was a difficult and time consuming process.

Photographers had to carry all of their heavy equipment, including their darkroom, by wagon.Civil War History The American Civil War, widely known in the United States as simply the Civil War as well as other names, was a civil war fought from to to determine the survival of the Union or independence for the Confederacy.