The Civil War and American Art, Part 2
In this second of a two-part look at a Smithsonian American Art Museum exhibit, senior curator Eleanor Jones Harvey talked about the symbolism of a selection of paintings and photographs with a group of journalists.
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- Eleanor Jones Harvey Senior Curator Smithsonian American Art Museum
The Civil War and American Art
Smithsonian Curator Eleanor Jones Harvey revealed how the Civil War can be seen in seemingly unrelated works such as…
Clara Barton's Missing Soldiers Office, Part 1
Clara Barton - known as the "Angel of the Battlefield'' and founder of the American Red Cross - converted rooms in a…
Clara Barton's Missing Soldiers Office, Part 2
Between 1861 and 1868, Clara Barton lived in a Washington, DC boarding house and employed as many as twelve clerks in…
Civil War Defenses of Washington, D.C.
Each week American Artifacts takes viewers into archives, museums and historic sites around the country. At the…