Intersections: Scriptures, Prints, and Paintings in Antebellum America

Date: May 2, 2005
Venue: Philadelphia, PA, USA

A Symposium

Sponsored by the Library Company of Philadelphia
and the Center for American Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art

Monday, May 2, 2005

9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

held at the Library Company of Philadelphia,
1314 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

and presented in conjunction with the exhibition
“Intersections: Scriptures, Prints, and Paintings
in Antebellum America”
Carol Soltis, Guest Curator
Exhibition on view through July 22, 2005

Sally M. Promey (Professor of American Art History, University of
Maryland), Mirror Images: Framing the Self in Early New England Material
Practice.
James Green (Librarian, Library Company of Philadelphia), The American
Bible Illustrated.
David Morgan (Duesenberg Professor of Christianity and the Arts, Valparaiso
University), From Bibles to Flags: 19th-Century American Sacred Imagery of
Nationhood.
Carol E. Soltis (Consulting Curator, Center for American Art, Philadelphia
Museum of Art), Jefferson’s Art Collection: Democracy and ‘The Lessons of
Religion’.
Mark Schantz (Associate Professor of History, Hendrix College), Mortality
and Morality: The Court of Death in American Antebellum American Culture.
Guy Jordan (Ph.D. candidate in Art History, University of Maryland),
Looking Down the Road to Ruin in the 1840s.

For more information and RSVP to Kate Norton at (215) 546-3181 or email
knorton@librarycompany.org.