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Hidden Witness: African-American Images from the Dawn of Photography to the Civil War

by Wilson, Jackie N.
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Issue: Summer 2000
ISBN: 0312245467

Furnished with photos selected from the author's and the J. Paul Getty Museum's collections, this album visually records black life during the antebellum and War years. The images mostly portray wealthy freedmen and women in formal poses.

review of Hidden Witness: African-American Images from the Dawn of Photography to the Civil War, by Wilson, Jackie N., Civil War Book Review, (Summer 2000).