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Photo by Brady: A Picture of the Civil Warby Armstrong, Jennifer
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Retail Price: $17.95
Issue: Summer 2005
Intended for younger readers, this book gives the history of Mathew Brady's studio and how he pushed new technology to capture the meaning of the Civil War in photographs. Armstrong's narrative weaves the story of the war with the development of field photography, and Brady's powerful pictures.