Coming Up: The Art of War
14 Mar, 2013
By Loop Contributor
from the Huguenot Historical Society:
Special Event: The Art of War
At: Thomas Paine Cottage Museum,
20 Sicard Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10804
Time: Saturday, March 16, 2013 11 A.M.
Subject: Discover how the artwork of Thomas Davies, a British artillery officer serving in North America during the French & Indian War is used by modern researchers as a primary source to better understand mid-18th century North America. See slides of his paintings and the information that they give us. See how this art is used by students of history to learn details of the past, from weapons and tactics, to architecture and transportation, to clothing and hairstyles. See how this acquired knowledge is put to use in the presentation of living history. Special guest speaker: George Bray, U.S. Army Reserve, retired.
Price: $5.00 per adult, $3.00 per child.
For Information Call: 914-633-1776