War of 1812 in Art and Memory

Curators Sidney Hart and Rachael Penman talked about a unique exhibition of portraits and objects representing the major personalities… read more

Curators Sidney Hart and Rachael Penman talked about a unique exhibition of portraits and objects representing the major personalities involved in the War of 1812. The collection was assembled at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery from the United States, Canada and Great Britain. They spoke about the significance of the war, its role in establishing a national identity, and the personalities that became American “heroes” as a result of their actions in the war. close

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  • Hart, Sidney Senior Historian Smithsonian Institution->National Portrait Gallery
  • Penman, Rachael L. Assistant Guest Curator Smithsonian Institution->National Portrait Gallery

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War of 1812 in Art and Memory

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 13, 2013
Last Aired:
Apr 21, 2013

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  • Jan 13, 2013 | 8:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
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