Third-Party Politics: Britain, France, and America in an Age of Revolution

Museum of Art Museum of Art

Exhibition: Third-Party Politics: Britain, France, and America in an Age of Revolution

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Center Gallery
This exhibition illuminates the thorny political climate of the late eighteenth century in Europe and in the nascent United States. An array of cultural materials highlights the competing rhetorical and iconographic strategies deployed by radical republicans and conservative opponents during this period of revolution.

Works

"John Wilkes" by William Hogarth, English, 1697-1764, engraving, Loaned by Albert E. Stone, Jr., 74.1991.a

About

This exhibition illuminates the thorny political climate of the late eighteenth century in Europe and in the nascent United States. An array of cultural materials highlights the competing rhetorical and iconographic strategies deployed by radical republicans and conservative opponents during this period of revolution. This exhibition is the culminating effort of a student independent study project supported by Museum staff and faculty in the departments of history and romance languages.