The Blue and Gray in Black and White
Bob Zeller talked about his book The Blue and Gray in Black and White: A History of Civil War Photography, published by Praeger Publishers. The book is a comprehensive study of civil war photography. In this illustrated slide talk, Bob Zeller looked at the history of civil war photography through the work of confederate photographer George Cook. Mr. Cook had a studio in Charleston, South Carolina where he worked during the war until early 1864 when he had to flee to Columbia, South Carolina. Bob Zeller also discussed other photographers including Alexander Gardner and Mathew Brady. He also answered questions from the audience. close
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