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Maryhill Museum rolls into June with major events


Saturday, June 3, 2017 | 2 p.m.

LECTURE: Narrating the Landscape: Print Culture and American Expansion in the Nineteenth Century

Author and art historian Matt Johnston for a look at how mass-produced visual material – illustrated railroad and steamboat guidebooks, tourist literature, geological surveys and ethnographic studies – brought new meanings to the interplay of time, space, and place as American continental expansion peaked. In his new book Narrating the Landscape, Johnston, an associate professor of art history at Lewis & Clark College, reveals the crucial role of print and visual culture in shaping 19th-cenutry America, offering fresh insight into the landscapes Americans be...

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