Featuring resources & notes on Civil War battlefield artists referenced in Freeman Colby Vol. 3…
4p MINI / DEBUTS @ NH’s HistoryAlive 2022.
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FEATURED SOURCE ARTWORK:
This striking spread details the many tasks & techniques of Civil War journalists, both writers & artists:
ARTIST INFO: Edwin Forbes | Winslow Homer | Thomas Nast | Alfred Waud
In the 3 June 1865 edition, Harper’s Weekly published a moving tribute to the service of “Our Artists During the War,” listing some of the many challenges faced by artists in the field:
Here are some battlefield sketches & links to how they appear in Freeman Colby Vol. 3 …