About this book:
The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, 1861–65
United States Surgeon General's Office
Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1870–88
The U. S. Surgeon General’s multi-volume Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, printed between 1870 and 1888, used almost every graphic process available at the time. Pictorial technology was changing rapidly, and numerous techniques were used to produce the highest quality illustrations on time and under budget. In addition to traditional wood engravings, steel engravings, and lithographs, the book featured new photomechanical processes.
From the Information : Illustrating_the_Body section of the exhibition