Epic Images of Civil War Battles ~ Changing Views of a War by Danielle Hughes
Series: Assorted Writings, Book 2.
Approx. 92,730 words.
Published on June 21, 2013.
American Civil War panoramas (and related large paintings) returned to older, but still popular, European visual traditions to memorialize the War. Prior to the invention of photographic film fast enough to capture a battle, panoramas were the most popular visual exploration of Civil War. This made it a natural medium of visual expression as the country reexamined the War. Illus. NOT included.