TITLE

When the Shooting Started

AUTHOR(S)
Goldberg, Vicki
PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
Smithsonian;Oct2004, Vol. 35 Issue 7, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how Roger Fenton pioneered the art of war photography during the Crimean War in 1854. How Fenton was financed by print dealer Thomas Agnew; Focus of Fenton on pictures of officers, ships in the harbor, men in camp, and views of Sevastopol and the plain of Balaklava; How he came close to photographing battle during his picture-taking at a cemetery called Cathcart's Hill; Influence of Fenton's photographs on people's views of the war; Exhibition of about 90 of Fenton's photographs at the National Gallery in Washington, D.C.
ACCESSION #
14447714

 

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