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Civil War Sketch Book

Drawings from the Battlefront

Συγγραφέας: Katz Harry L. , Virga Vincent
Εκδότης: WW Norton & Co
ISBN: 9780393072204
Αριθμός Σελίδων: 288
Διαστάσεις: 26x3x31
Έτος Έκδοσης: 2012

Σύνοψη του βιβλίου "Civil War Sketch Book"

At a time before the camera lens could capture the frenzy and terror of battle action, illustrators known as "Special Artists"-among them such famous draftsmen as Winslow Homer and Thomas Nast-created for the American public some of the most important and lasting images of the Civil War. Reporting for newspapers like Harper's Weekly and Frank Leslie's Illustrated News, the Specials brought a visceral immediacy to the clash, presenting rich and nuanced images of soldiers in the camps and sweeping panoramas of the great battles. The illustrations span the war and its many theaters, including rarely seen views of Shiloh, Antietam, Vicksburg, and Gettysburg, and the famous stampede of Union soldiers fleeing the Rebels at Bull Run. Gathering these images for the first time in fifty years, Civil War Sketch Book gives readers the sense that they are touching history, for the illustrations (some even stained with soldiers' blood) represent priceless artifacts from our nation's greatest conflict.

Συγγραφέας/εις: Katz Harry L., Virga Vincent
Κατηγορία: ιστορία
ISBN: 9780393072204
Ημερ/νία έκδοσης: 14/05/2012
Εκδότης: WW Norton & Co
Εξώφυλλο: Hardback
Σελίδες: 288
Συντελεστές: Preface by: Alan Brinkley
Τόπος έκδοσης: New York
Χώρα έκδοσης: United States
Βάρος βιβλίου: 1786 gr
Διαστάσεις βιβλίου: 26x3x31 cm
Λεπτομέρειες εικονογράφησης: 250 color illustrations

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