Photography in Nineteenth-Century America
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Explores the relationship between photography and culture from 1839-1900 in America as the medium changed from an awe-inspiring new process of fixing an image on a silvered plate to an accepted way of recording and interpreting the visible world.
High School (9-12)
19th Century (1800-1865)
19th Century (1866-1899)