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19th Century Images of the American West

19th Century Images of the American West
19th Century Images of the American West
19th Century Images of the American West

This fascinating three-part series will explore the prints and maps of trans-Mississippi America from 1800 to 1900 with special guest Christopher W. Lane, proprietor of The Philadelphia Print Shop West, and nationally acclaimed expert on antique prints and maps.

Denver Central Library | 10 W. 14th Avenue Parkway 5:30 – 7 p.m. | B2 Conference Center | FREE 

Sept 13 | Early Printed Images of Denver

A look at  images and maps of Denver as it grew from a rude, gold-mining settlement  to one of the largest American cities west of the Mississippi.

Sept 27 | The Political Development of the United States in Period Maps

Learn about the transformation of the American West from three foreign territories to 19 states and four U.S. territories, as meticulously documented by nineteenth century mapmakers.

Oct 4 | Prints of Native Americans

Discover portraits and scenes of Native Americans’ daily life, providing us with a window through which we can catch a glimpse of Native American cultures from over a century ago.

More information: (720) 865-1821 or email: genhis@denverlibrary.org

 

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