Early Photography at Gettysburg. William A. Frassanito.

Early Photography at Gettysburg

Gettysburg, PA: Thomas Publications, 1995. Paperback. Oversized in glossy illustrated softcovers. Fine. xii+ 436 pp. Over 300 illustrations including 150 historical scenes and portraits, maps. Unique look at the Battle of Gettysburg showing when why, how, and by whom the batlefield was documented when the field still looked essentially as it did at the time of the battle. The author focuses on the period 1859-1869 beginning with the earliest outdoor photograph known to have been recorded in the town through the photographic series that comprised the last substantial postwar coverage of the field. Sections include "Early Cartography", "The First Day's Filed and the Town", "Soldiers National Cemetery", "Culp's Hill', "Meade's Headquarters and Pickett's Charge", "Little Round Top & Devil's Den", "Rose Farm and Vicinity", "The Hospitals", "Removal of Confederate Dead', etc. Fine. Item #E23887
ISBN: 9781577470328

Price: $32.50

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