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10:30 am

Winter Lecture: Active and Efficient: Ambulance Men of the Civil War

February 1 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Historic London Town and Gardens, 839 Londontown Road
Edgewater, MD 21037 United States
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The surgeons, physicians, and doctors of the Civil War have received deserved attention in the study of the Civil War. But what about the common stretcher bearer? Hear the fascinating tale of common men in an uncommon world. Who were the stretcher bearers and ambulance drivers of the Civil War? What was their daily life like? How were they trained? Learn the answers to these questions and more with Kyle Dalton of the National Museum of Civil War Medicine.​ Free for members (become one today!) or $10 for non-members. All...

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5:30 pm

Curator’s Lecture Floating Beauty: Women in the Art of Ukiyo-e

February 1 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Kit Brooks, the Japan Foundation Assistant Curator of Japanese Art at the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, will provide insights into the representation and attitudes toward women in the Edo period. Live-stream link will be provided before the event begins. Kit Brooks is the Japan Foundation Assistant Curator of Japanese Art at the Freer-Sackler Smithsonian National Museum of Asian Art. She holds a PhD in Japanese art history from Harvard University. Specializing in prints and paintings of the Edo and Meiji periods, Kit’s primary research interests revolve around...

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