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26 February 2013 Seminars are free and open to the public; RSVP required.
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Immigration and Urban History Seminar

Seeing in the City: Broadway and the Culture of Vision in 19th-Century New York

5:15 PM - 7:30 PM
David Jaffee, Bard Graduate Center Comment: Keith Morgan, Boston University

This essay will explore Broadway as the central location for many of Jaffe’s case studies of cultural entrepreneurs as well as the subject and site of new ways of seeing in the city. His research includes Currier & Ives lithographs, John Rogers sculptures, E. & H. T. Anthony Stereographs, and Harper's illustrations.


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