Eyewitness to War: Prints and Daguerreotypes of the Mexican War, 1846-1848

Martha Sandweiss, Rick Stewart & Ben Huseman

Published by Amon Carter Museum, TX, 1989
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Title: Eyewitness to War: Prints and Daguerreotypes...

Publisher: Amon Carter Museum, TX

Publication Date: 1989

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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Amon Carter Museum, TX. The authors show how the public’s desire to know and the new technology available created a revolution in communications, one that saw the rise of mass-circulation newspapers and a “wire service” using telegraph and steamship. The authors also explore the new art of photography, review the early daguerreotypists who may have produced the photographs, and examine more than fifty daguerreotypes from the war. Prints are examined for historical accuracy as well as artistry. Together the prints and photographs present a vivid eyewitness history of the Mexican War. Very good copy of the first edition in a very good dust jacket. 368 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 13117

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