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When:
January 22, 2019 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
2019-01-22T14:30:00+00:00
2019-01-22T15:30:00+00:00
Where:
The Library Company of Philadelphia
1314 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107, Philadelphia
PA 19107
Contact:
Library Company of Philadelphia

Preserving the Past: Early American Object Collecting


Collection Review


Tuesday, January 22


2:30pm




Philadelphia was the center for early American object collections, with Pierre du Simitiere’s American Museum, the Library Company, and Peale’s Museum. In the 19th century, people often collected and saved pieces of American history through relics. George Washington’s hair, snippets of the Star Spangled Banner, and other examples from the Library Company’s collection will be displayed.



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