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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, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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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