Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Visualizing War Exhibit



Civille Bellum or Brother and the Fallen Dragoon (detail), sheet music/color lithograph, 1862
Don’t miss the Visualizing War exhibit in the Schmucker Art Gallery, August 29 - September 2, 2012! 

Curated by Civil War Institute Fellows Natalie Sherif, Alexandra Ward and Andrew Egbert, this exhibition examines perceptions of the American Civil War in the North and the evolution of its political, social, and militaristic visual representations through a wide range of objects including maps, lithographs, stereo views, and sheet music from Special Collections here in Musselman Library!

There will be a Gallery Talk with Student Curator Andrew Egbert: Thursday, September 20, 2012, 12 pm (light lunch provided).

This exhibit is sponsored by the Schmucker Art Gallery and supported in part by Gettysburg College’s Civil War Institute and the Sesquicentennial Planning Committee for the Commemoration of the American Civil War. For additional information, please see http://www.gettysburg.edu/civilwar2013 or call 717-337-6012.

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