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The Recitation Thomas Wilmer Dewing, 1891
SHADOWS OF OURSELVES: Photography and the American Civil War
Saturday, March 1, 2014
SHADOWS OF OURSELVES:
Photography and the American Civil War
Curator, Metropolitan Museum of Art
Saturday, March 1, 4:30 p.m.
Discover the rich legacy of photographs taken during the Civil War: intimate pictures of armed soldiers, from both the North and the South, preparing to meet their destiny; haunting views of battlefields strewn with human remains; and precious records of emancipated slaves posing for their first portraits.
Sponsored by Associates of the American Wing