Horatio Bateman's "Recontruction" Engraving

Professor Brook Thomas talked about the imagery and context of Horatio Bateman’s 1867 engraving called “Reconstruction.” The highly… read more

Professor Brook Thomas talked about the imagery and context of Horatio Bateman’s 1867 engraving called “Reconstruction.” The highly detailed work is a utopian allegory of how federal Reconstruction programs will bring about the post-Civil War reconciliation between the North and South, including civil rights for freedmen and voting rights for women. This talk was part of a symposium hosted by the U.S. Capitol Historical Society. close

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Horatio Bateman's "Recontruction" Engraving

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Program ID:
428386-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 29, 2017 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Jul 29, 2017 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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