Civil War Institute
Lithography, the art of drawing on stone, was an important part of American Victorian culture during the Civil War. Not only did lithography provide news in pictorial form, but it also was widely displayed in the home. With the economic move from home to factory during the early 19th century, the home became more of a “sanctuary” in which women could decorate and display. [excerpt]
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Sutter, Megan A., "For Those at Home: The Romantic Nature of Civil War Lithography" (2014). The Gettysburg Compiler: On the Front Lines of History. 31.