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The Owsley Moment

Vivid descriptions of art on display in our part of the state

S02 E35 – Roger Fenton – Colonel Wood, Major Stuart Wortley, Col. the Honorable F. Colborne – 1856


Fenton was known for being the first photographer to document a war; however, what he did not show was the action of battle due to the laborious and slow nature of the technology of the time.

Research by Abby Locker
Voiced by Martin Tebo
Produced by Sean Ashcraft in cooperation with the David Owsley Museum of Art and the Ball State School of Art.

Music used in this episode:
Cello Concerto in E Minor, Op. 85: III. Adagio
Composed by Edward Elgar
Performed by the Antwerp Symphony Orchestra

Original air date: Oct. 11, 2018

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