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Re: Civil War -Gettysburg Artists

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Woody Duncan (wduncan)
Fri, 24 Sep 1999 18:09:45 -0500

Check out the early history of photography books too.
There should be lots of information to tie art and art history
to the civil war. You could have students building camera
obscures and pinhole cameras to gain insights into the
concepts of early photography.
Woody in KC

Kay Broadwater wrote:
> I noticed some interest in this a short while back and I am wondering if
> there are any art historians out there who might know of some specific
> art work regarding the battlefield at Gettysburg. I remember someone
> mentioning Homer's work.
> I am participating in a study of "Gettysburg and the Art of Sentiment."
> This is part of an interdisciplinary, integrated study looking to find
> out how we can move people through sentimental writing, music, art etc.
> If you have any thoughts on this I would greatly appreciate it.
> By the way- I read through this list faithfully- have lots of thoughts
> that I would like to share but am on such overload with work and family
> and graduate school that I rarely have the time.
> Thank you to all of you who teach art and care about children.
> Kay Broadwater- Towson University Lecturer & Union Institute Learner&
> Mom

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