Civil War Lecture Series – Photography in the Civil War – Maple Valley Library
October 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Presented by Ed Malles.
Starting with the invention of photography in 1839 and advancements in technology to 1861, this lecture will then look at famed Civil War photographer Matthew Brady and his contributions to photography in America in the 1850s, his commitment to covering the war and his life after the war.
Also, discuss other photographers, the problems they faced in the field, the iconic Civil War images and photography’s impact on society.