The latest Smithsonian exhibitions showcase Civil War photography, Buddhist figures and Time magazine cover portraits
- By Paul Bisceglio
- Smithsonian magazine, May 2013
(Brian Ireley, SI)
Ends July 4, 2013
One hundred and fifty years ago, new cameras and the rise of photojournalism documented as never before the great conflict then raging. “Experience Civil War Photography: From the Home Front to the Battlefront,” at the Smithsonian Castle, features period photographic equipment and images ranging from daguerreotypes to ambrotypes to stereoscopic pictures, an early form of what we now call 3-D photography.