I found this beautiful National Geographic exhibit on Civil War Battlefield Art that was created during the Civil War. Here’s their description:
“Living alongside the troops, combat illustrators risked death, injury, and disease to convey the blow-by-blow of battle with pencil and pen, charcoal, and crayon. Their work, sketched in the direst of circumstances, shows terrible violence but also moments of surprising grace.”
That’s a lot to take in…so also, there’s this…a nice article about how the founding fathers may have spent a great deal of time nude:
Comedy and Tragedy, right?