When the Shooting Started

Goldberg, Vicki
October 2004
Smithsonian;Oct2004, Vol. 35 Issue 7, p23
Discusses how Roger Fenton pioneered the art of war photography during the Crimean War in 1854. How Fenton was financed by print dealer Thomas Agnew; Focus of Fenton on pictures of officers, ships in the harbor, men in camp, and views of Sevastopol and the plain of Balaklava; How he came close to photographing battle during his picture-taking at a cemetery called Cathcart's Hill; Influence of Fenton's photographs on people's views of the war; Exhibition of about 90 of Fenton's photographs at the National Gallery in Washington, D.C.


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