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Lecture: McKenney and Hall’s ‘Great National Work’: Portrait Prints, U.S. Indian Policy and the Making of a Continental Empire, Library Company of Philadelphia

October 3 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

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Mas-has-kah, Chief of the Ioways-(White Cloud)Thursday, October 3, 2019: The Library Company of Philadelphia presents a lecture by 2018-2019 William H. Helfand Visual Culture Fellow Julia Grummitt, a Princeton University Ph.D. candidate in History. Grummitt’s lecture will explore McKenny and Hall’s History of the Indian Tribes of North America (1836-1844), which at the time of its publication was the most elaborately illustrated book ever printed in the United States.

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Date:
October 3
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Website:
https://librarycompany.org/event/mckenney-and-halls-great-national-work-with-julia-grummit/

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The Library Company of Philadelphia
1314 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107 United States
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(215) 546-3181
Website:
https://librarycompany.org/