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William Bartram as a Natural History Artist 

When: Sat., Oct. 11, 1:30-3:30 p.m. 2014
Phone: 919-962-0522
Email: bartram@unc.edu
Price: $15; $10 NCBG members
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Joel Fry, Curator at Bartram's Garden in Philadelphia, will survey William Bartram’s illustrations and examine his scope and influences. Raised as a Quaker, Bartram’s religious training opposed the very idea of graphical art—but Bartram eluded these prohibitions by producing useful, scientific illustrations and mentored a new generation of young American natural history artists, most significantly ornithologist Alexander Wilson.
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