Exhibitions/ Photography
and the American Civil War

and the American Civil War

April 2–September 2, 2013
Exhibitions are free with Museum admission.

Exhibition Overview

More than two hundred of the finest and most poignant photographs of the American Civil War have been brought together for this landmark exhibition. Through examples drawn from the Metropolitan's celebrated holdings of this material, complemented by important loans from public and private collections, the exhibition examines the evolving role of the camera during the nation's bloodiest war.

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The exhibition is made possible by The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation.