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Wet Plate Photography and the American Civil War

Presented by Winfield Public Library at Winfield Public Library, Winfield IL

Oct 10 2017
Wet Plate Photography and the American Civil War

Learn about the origin of photography and its influence on the American Civil War.

Historian Rebecca Tulloch returns to the library to teach us about the birth of photography and famous 19th century photographers such as Louis Daguerre and Matthew Brady. She also provides a description of the wet plate photographic process and a demonstration of a wet plate 1850s box camera. Registration recommended at


Free Admission

Contact: 630-653-7599


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Winfield Public Library

0S291 Winfield Rd., Winfield, IL 60190


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