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Gallery Talk: The Image of the Modern American Woman

March 17, 2017
Meet in Griffin Court
Free with museum admission

During and following the American Civil War, women's roles experienced notable changes. By comparing visual images to other historical source materials, we will look at shifting realities and perceptions for women as a result of the war's significant loss of life.

Constant Mayer. Love’s Melancholy, 1866. Restricted gift of Mrs. Herbert Alexander Vance.