Tuesday Talk – Nature is Made to Repeat Herself: Early Photography in the American Home
The advent of photography brought about a revolution in visual media. It democratized portraiture, giving an ever-growing number of people a likeness of themselves or a loved one to preserve for posterity. This lecture by Heidi Campbell-Shoaf, Director and Chief Curator of the DAR Museum, reviews the origins of photography, the most popular types of images found in American homes in the 1800s, and how the technology changed society.
Speaker: Heidi Campbell-Shoaf, Director of Chief Curator of the DAR Museum
Institution or Organization name - Daughters of the American Revolution Museum