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Friends of American Art Lunch & Learn: Mourning a la Mode: The Art of Victorian Bereavement

February 19, 2014 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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This event is for members of Friends of American Art. If you’re interested in joining this support group, please contact Debbie Bartoletti at dbartoletti@artsbma.org.

In this richly illustrated talk, Graham Boettcher, Phd, the William Carey Hulsey Curator of American Art, discusses Victorian era mourning customs and practices, including fashion, jewelry, and the tradition of mourning portraiture, including works by the Alabama artist Nicola Marschall.

Lunch will be served for $13.50 per person. To RSVP and reserve a lunch, please contact Andrew Farrell at 205.297.8073 or afarrell@artsbma.org by February 11th

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