Curator Gives Talk on Mary Lincoln at National Portrait Gallery

Thursday, March 26th, Curator Erin Carlson Mast gave a portrait talk at the National Portrait Gallery about the Pierre Morand painting depicting Abraham and Mary Lincoln and the life of the first lady. In observance of Women’s History Month, the National Portrait Gallery selected the theme “Ladies, First” for the March Face to Face portrait talks.

If you missed the talk, you can hear the recording on the National Portrait Gallery Face to Face blog:
http://face2face.si.edu/my_weblog/2009/04/mary-todd-lincoln.html

For those interested in learning more about Mary Lincoln, we welcome you to join us in May for Cottage Conversations, during which Catherine Clinton will talk about her new book, Mrs. Lincoln: A Life.  Click here for more information about the speaker series.

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