Primary Sources: First Hand: Civil War Era Drawings from the Becker Collection

First Hand: Civil War Era Drawings from the Becker Collection “displays for the first time more than one hundred thirty-five drawings by Joseph Becker and thirteen of his colleagues, who, during the nineteenth century, served as artist-reporters for Frank Leslie‚Äôs Illustrated Newspaper. These Special Artists drew and sent back for publication images of the Civil War, construction of the railroads and transatlantic cable, Chinese in the West, Indian wars, Great Chicago Fire, and other American milestones.” [source]

 The catalog of the exhibition can be found in the Main (Gardner) Stacks.