How to See a Story: Representations for Children in Nineteenth-Century American Visual Culture


(April 12, 2012)

Visual Culture Program Fellow Catherine Walsh discussed the ways in which children learned to construct visual narratives by thinking about a variety of sources, including textbooks, primers and readers, illustrated magazines, toys, and games.  The goal is to begin to understand how visual education informed one’s experience of genre paintings and illustrations, both as a child and later in life.


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