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The Long Room, Interior of Front Room in Peale’s Museum, detail

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Description: The Long Room, Interior of Front Room in Peale’s Museum, detail
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Description: Art of the United States, 1750–2000: Primary Sources
Histories of the United States often begin with an evocation of the “first” contact made by European explorers with the territories that would become the American nation, but this is at best an imprecise and misleading enterprise. Was it the Norsemen who are thought to have visited New England as early as the eleventh century, or the Spanish military and religious men who first...
PublisherTerra Foundation for American Art
Related print edition pages: pp.20-56
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00199.002

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