When a circa 1858 Half Plate Ambrotype of Confederate Lt. Colonel John Pelham – known to American Civil War buffs everywhere as “The Gallant Pelham” – comes to auction on June 26 as part of Heritage Auction Galleries Signature Arms, Militaria & Civil War Auction, it will mark the sale of what is possibly the single most famous Civil War photo extant.
Tag: ambrotype photograph
The Anti-consumerism Photograph — David Sokosh and his Underbridge Pictures Gallery
Thus a simple series of clicks from a Nikon D70 camera and picking the best one to print out from online stores like shutterfly, at its best, leads to just beautiful pictures. Pictures are mass produced, thus can only be consumed; while artworks are toiled, thus set forth to be preserved. [...]