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“By Land, By Sea, By Air: Rufus Porter’s Many Connections”

12:00 am - 1:00 pm

Bowdoin College Museum of Art
9400 College Station
Brunswick, Maine 04011
United States

Justin Wolff ’92, professor of art history, University of Maine, Orono, discusses the artist-inventor’s diverse networks with works on view in Rufus Porter’s Curious World: Art and Invention in America, 1815–1860.

Presented by the Bowdoin College Museum of Art.  Free and open to the public.

Illlustration: Rufus Porter, inventor, unidentified engraver, Plumb and Level Indicator, ca. 1846, New York, N.Y., hand-colored engraving, metal pointer, wooden frame. Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine. Photography by Luc Demers.

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