Simply Haiku: A Quarterly Journal of Japanese Short Form Poetry
Summer 2005, vol 3 no 2

CORNBREAD & COFFEE


"Ambrotypes"

These are representative of the type of photographic images of the Civil War period. They were produced between 1851-1870s. Soldiers would have kept them to remember their wives, sweethearts and children. They antedate the Daguerrotype which ceased to be made by 1860.

[ photograph credit ~ Jennifer V. Gurchinoff ]


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