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Civil War Artist
Taylor Morrison (au)
Imagine waiting four weeks to see pictures of the latest news. That was how long it took for readers of illustrated newspapers during the American Civil War. In 1861, when the war started, the papers hired artists to quickly sketch images of the fighting. These specialists risked their lives documenting battle scenes with only a sketchbook and pencils. William Forbes and “Burton’s Illustrated News” (depicted in this book) are fictitious, but they are closely based on the many long-forgotten sketch artists and illustrated newspapers. The huge teams of artists and newspaper workers of the 1800s devised new ways of delivering images to the American public. They also left us a clear and dramatic glimpse into the past. Vivid full-color illustrations. “Intriguing.”
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