How did plantation owners and northern industrialists, yeoman farmers and ... in
order to elucidate how photographs influenced Americans at war and on the ...
One of the most interesting pieces of history left by the Civil War is the mass of ...
States Civil War was the first to be extensively documented with photography. ...
is no doubt that the antebellum public was aghast at what war did to soldiers, the
Nov 27, 2012 ... How the Civil War photography changed the war is explained here. Learn more
about ... U.S. History .... Looking back 150 years to the start of the Civil War this
month, what impact did photography have on the war? On the ...
But photographs did not simply capture neutral records of these people, places,
and things ... That empathy for the past lies at the heart of every historical inquiry.
Dominique de Font-Réaulx's simply titled Painting and Photography: 1839-1914
tells the not so simple story of how photography came to influence the world of ...
Apr 1, 2009 ... History of Information 103 ... How we read photographs: as particular, real,
veridical ..... who did not have this relation to such pictures. Who, for.
The Civil War was not the first war to be photographed, but it was the first in which
the ... The New York Times focused on the shocking effect of such images in its ...
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago History Museum, Chicago Park District
Jul 8, 2013 ... (CBS News) From the days of the earliest cameras, photography has been ...
shaping our understanding of the bloodiest war in U.S. history.
Thus from its birth did the adherents of photography stake out its claim on war.
Within a generation artists were beginning to be dispossessed of theirs. 'It is well
May 2, 2013 ... But during the war, it had an opposite, life-giving effect. ... realism, they offered “
the best history — history from which there could be no appeal.” Photographs can
still testify, as “The Scourged Back” did in the spring of 1863.