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Exhibitions
French, "Map of Eastern and Western Hemispheres," 1700-1725. Bequest of Charles Potter Kling. 1935.145
"Empire Follows Art”: Culture and Identity in the Atlantic World
May 10, 2015 - August 30, 2015
Zuckert Seminar Room

This exhibition illuminates the experience of the Atlantic world in the eighteenth century. Art and artifacts drawn from the Museum’s collections shed light on the development of an extensive network among Europe, Africa, and the Americas that influenced identity and culture in the period. Curated by students in “Sugar, Tobacco, Rice and Rum: Art and Identity in the Atlantic World,” taught by Dana E. Byrd, assistant professor of art history, Bowdoin College.

French, "Map of Eastern and Western Hemispheres," 1700-1725.  Bequest of Charles Potter Kling. 1935.145
"Vespers, Guayaquil River, Ecuador," ca. 1862, oil on canvas, by Louis Rémy Mignot, American, 1831-1870. Museum Purchase, Hamlin Fund.

Wabanaki Birchbark Box, ca. 1830