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Image 121120 Amrev360 Virginia Whelan Conserving Tent

AmRev360: Conservation and Symbols of Revolutionary Flags with Textile Conservator Virginia Whelan

Textile conservator Virginia Whelan discusses materials and symbolism found in flags from the Revolutionary era and the delicate work of conserving those flags.
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AmRev360: Brandywine: Where History, Art, and Landscape Meet with Virginia Logan and Jim Lighthizer

Commemorate the Battle of Brandywine anniversary with a conversation featuring Brandywine Conservancy and Museum of Art's Virginia A. Logan and American Battlefield Trust's Jim Lighthizer.
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AmRev360: The Revolutionary Promise of Citizenship

Dr. Juan Giarrizzo and Dana Devon join Dr. R. Scott Stephenson to discuss American citizenship and the Museum's free Citizenship Initiative.
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AmRev360: Taste the Revolution with Chef Walter Staib

Emmy Award-winning TV host and City Tavern Chef Walter Staib joins the latest episode of the Museum's AmRev360 series, hosted by President & CEO Dr. R. Scott Stephenson.
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University of Massachusetts Amherst professor and historian Dr. Marla Miller

AmRev360: Betsy Ross: A Life Sewn in Myth with Marla Miller

Dr. Marla R. Miller, Director of the Public History Program at University of Massachusetts Amherst and author of Betsy Ross and the Making of America, joined the latest episode of the Museum's AmRev360 series, hosted by President & CEO Dr. R. Scott Stephenson.
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When Women Lost the Vote Audio Tour

Listen to the Museum's audio tour for the 2020-21 special exhibition, When Women Lost the Vote: A Revolutionary Story, 1776-1807.
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1777 Eliza Hamilton Gown

Fashioning Eliza: Gown-Making in 1777 and 1787

In conjunction with our 2018-19 Hamilton Was Here exhibit, seamstress Samantha McCarty will use 18th-century techniques to create two historically accurate gowns as if they had been pulled right from Eliza Schuyler Hamilton’s closet.
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Recreated 1787 Eliza Hamilton Gown

Fast Fashion: Top Four Accessory Trends of Fall 1787

We ask Amber Mendenhall Welch about her contribution to styling Eliza Hamilton within her larger historical costuming work and inspiration.
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Fashioning Eliza in 1787: A White Silk Dress for a Special Portrait

I, Eliza Hamilton author Susan Holloway Scott writes about the white silk dress Elizabeth Schuyley Hamilton wears in her famous 1787 portrait.
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Seamstress Samantha McCarty

A Winter's Ball Gown, 1777

We ask Fashioning Eliza seamstress Samantha McCarty what did Eliza Schuyler wear to a winter’s ball at age 20 before she met and later married Alexander Hamilton?
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