Indiana University Art Museum Pictures America: Ruins in Charleston, S.C.

Explore the image Ruins in Charleston, S.C. created by George Barnard in 1866

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Questions to Consider [show/hide]

Title: Ruins in Charleston, S.C.
Artist: George Barnard
Date: 1866

  1. What is the primary focus of this photograph?
  2. What people can you find in this photograph? What are they doing?
  3. Describe the physical condition of the buildings and the environment in this photograph.
  4. What is the overall mood of this image?
  5. What might the people in this photograph be thinking about?
  6. What title might you give to this photograph?

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