Programs & Events
- Advance reservations are available. Visitors without pre-booked tickets will be admitted as capacity allows. Masks and physical distancing are required of everyone onsite regardless of vaccination status.
- This event has passed.
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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