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Dupont Circle
    Lunch Bite Talk: War of 1812-era sword and portrait of Maj. Gen. Morgan Lewis
    202-785-2040
    Dupont Circle
    Lunch Bite Talk: War of 1812-era sword and portrait of Maj. Gen. Morgan Lewis
    Emily Schulz, curator, presents the War of 1812-era sword and portrait of Major General Morgan Lewis. Major General Lewis was quartermaster general of the U.S. Army during the War of 1812 and an...
    Lunch Bite: An Autochrome photograph of the Anderson House Garden
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    Lunch Bite: An Autochrome photograph of the Anderson House Garden
    Examine a rare Autochrome photograph of the Anderson House garden in its original diascope viewer, ca. 1908, presented by Valerie Sallis, archivist. Showing a view of the rear garden and carriage...
    Lunchtime lecture - Joshua Barneys presentation sword
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    Lunchtime lecture - Joshua Barneys presentation sword
    Mark the two hundredth anniversary of the Battle of Bladensburg and the British march on the nation's capital in August 1814 with a talk by Curator Emily Schulz on a presentation sword awarded by...
    Lunchtime lecture - The 1898 Steinway grand piano
    202-785-2040
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    Lunchtime lecture - The 1898 Steinway grand piano
    Join Kendall Casey, museum education manager, as she discusses the Anderson's 1898 Steinway grand piano and how the couple entertained their guests with music. After the lecture, enjoy listening to...
    Lunchtime lecture: Charles Willson Peales 1778 mezzotint of George Washington
    202-785-2040
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    Lunchtime lecture:  Charles Willson Peales 1778 mezzotint of George Washington
    Join Ellen Clark, library director, as she discusses a rare 1778 mezzotint of George Washington by Charles Willson Peale. One of only two known copies, this mezzotint is the first authentic...
    Lunchtime lecture: Sculptures of Nathan Hale
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    Lunchtime lecture: Sculptures of Nathan Hale
    Join Emily Schulz, curator, as she presents two sculptures of Nathan Hale, the famous Revolutionary War spy who was executed by the British in 1776, created in the late 19th and early 20th...
    Lunchtime Talk: Julius Caesars COMMENTARIES on the Gallic Wars
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    Lunchtime Talk:  Julius Caesars COMMENTARIES on the Gallic Wars
    Eighteenth-century military careerists often looked to historical texts to enrich their knowledge, and Julius Caesar's Commentaries on the Gallic Wars held a prominent place in an officer's...
    Lunchtime Talk: A Receipt for a Cheap Soup
    202-785-2040
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    Lunchtime Talk: A Receipt for a Cheap Soup
    A Receipt for a Cheap Soup is the focus of this Lunch Bite talk presented by Ellen Clark, library director. This broadside (poster) contains a recipe for an inexpensive, healthful soup published in...
    Michael Crabill, pianist
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    Dupont Circle
    Michael Crabill, pianist
    Michael Crabill, pianist - with Bryan Jackson, baritone, and Melissa Chavez, soprano - presents a program of German art song, "Goethe Lieder by Schubert and Wolf," for the final date in the Fall...
    Museum Exhibition: The Reward of Patriotism - Commemorating Americas Heroes of the War of 1812
    202-785-2040
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    Museum Exhibition: The Reward of Patriotism - Commemorating Americas Heroes of the War of 1812
    The War of 1812-viewed by many as a second war for independence-tested the new nation's identity and military in another war with Great Britain just thirty years after the end of the American...
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