• Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in his study, circa 1875.

    Longfellow House Washington's Headquarters

    National Historic Site Massachusetts

Event Details

  • 10/04/2012

    Location: Ayer Mansion, 395 Commonwealth Ave., Boston MA Time: 6:00 PM Fee Information: Admission charge, RSVP required. Contact Name: Peggy Clarke Contact Email: cmargaret800@comcast.net Contact Phone Number: (781) 643-3292

Victorian Society in America / New England Chapter
40th Annual Lecture Series
co-sponsored by the James M. Shea Lecture Series

Major Funding: Sculptors and Patrons in 19th Century Boston

This historic intersection between a group of talented artists (including Horatio Greenough, Thomas Crawford, Hiram Powers, and Harriet Hosmer) and a group of interested patrons (including Thomas H. Perkins, Charles Sumner, Edward Everett, Charlotte Cushman, and assorted members of the Appleton, Cabot, and Lowell families) is the subject of this lavishly illustrated lecture.  Presented by David B. Dearinger, Susan Morse Hilles Curator of Paintings & Sculpture, Boston Athenaeum.

Held at Ayer Mansion, 395 Commonwealth Ave., Boston.  Reception at 6:00 p.m., followed by lecture at 6:30 p.m.  An admission fee will be charged and space is limited.  Please call Peggy Clarke at (781) 643-3292 or e-mail to reserve a spot or for more information.