Liberty 1915: One Cartoon, Many Stories

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Wednesday March 11

6:00 PM  –  8:00 PM


Recognized for her incisive observation that “well behaved women seldom make history,” Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Dr. Laurel Thatcher Ulrich will discuss the image of Liberty and its use in the quest for women's rights, including in the Punch centerfold of 1915 that portrays a dynamic Lady Liberty striding across the United States from west to east. Dr. Ulrich is the 300th Anniversary University Professor at Harvard University, Emerita and the author of Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History, The Age of Homespun and A Midwife’s Tale. 

The Museum will open at 5:30 p.m. with the lecture at 6 p.m. and a book signing and reception to follow. 

This presentation is part of Art of the Vote presented by PNC Arts Alive.

Tickets for events hosted by the Brandywine Conservancy & Museum of Art are non-refundable.