The Eve of Civil War
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The touch-up artist-usually a woman-smoothed out mussed hair and wrinkled
clothes. A touch-up masked facial blemishes or brought out highlights in eyes. In
some cases, the imperial was completely painted over by an artist, and the result was
a color portrait-an expensive one. Brady could get as much as $750 for an imperi-
al finished in oil paints.