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The Civil War: the artists' record.

Author: Hermann Warner Williams; Corcoran Gallery of Art.; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)
Publisher: [Washington] Corcoran Gallery of Art [©1961]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This exhibition ... is devoted to but one small segment of the conflict, the study of man embroiled in the horrors of a civil war. Specifically, it is the age-old story of the nonprofessional combat soldier, who wore the gray or the blue in the War, which is the focus of this exhibition ... The exhibition is comprised of 236 paintings, watercolors, drawings, prints, and a few examples of sculpture"--Preface.
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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
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History
Pictorial works
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hermann Warner Williams; Corcoran Gallery of Art.; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)
OCLC Number: 1539780
Notes: Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Nov. 18-Dec. 31, 1961 and Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Feb. 1-Mar. 4, 1962: p. [253]-[265].
Description: 251, [17] pages illustrations, color plates 26 cm
Contents: Introduction : The artists of the Civil War --
... And the war came --
The call to arms --
Life in camp --
Army on the move --
Heat of battle --
The seaman's life --
Life of a prisoner of war --
Wounds, disease and death --
The home front --
The slaves' excape to freedom --
The strife ends : the beginning of an American legend.

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"This exhibition ... is devoted to but one small segment of the conflict, the study of man embroiled in the horrors of a civil war. Specifically, it is the age-old story of the nonprofessional combat soldier, who wore the gray or the blue in the War, which is the focus of this exhibition ... The exhibition is comprised of 236 paintings, watercolors, drawings, prints, and a few examples of sculpture"--Preface.

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