containing multitudes since 2004
This man looks like he's intending on marching across the South and burning Atlanta to the ground.
Where's Ross McElwee when you need him?
This man looks like he's got a Napoleon fixation - or the photographer did.
The Nappy look was popular in military shots back then - I've seen a few privates and sergeants with it.Go figure.
cameras took long exposures then,and you had to be still. no doubt some jocularity was involved in the hand in the vest/coat thing,but mainly comfort waiting on the photog.
One of the great men of the 19th century. Great photo.
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