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April 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

VIRTUAL LECTURE: Image & Reality

$8 – $10

Clothing Depicted in The Hartford Steam Boiler Collection

with Lynne Zacek Bassett, Costume & Textile Historian

$10 (members $8)

Bassett shares both the facts and the fictions of the clothing in the paintings as well as offering an examination of Miss Florence’s attire in Alphonse Jongers’ The Harpist (1903).

Lynne Zacek Bassett is an independent scholar specializing in historic costume and textiles. Among her projects are award-winning exhibitions and catalogues, including Homefront & Battlefield: Quilts & Context in the Civil War (co-authored with Madelyn Shaw, published in 2012 by the American Textile History Museum.)

This program takes place virtually via GoTo Webinar. You will receive a confirmation email of your registration. The link to the virtual program will be sent via email closer to the event date.

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Support provided by HSB and Connecticut Humanities with funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the federal CARES Act.


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(updated February 2019)


April 18
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$8 – $10
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Florence Griswold
(860) 434-5542


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