Becoming a city: daily life in 1820, Brooklyn

Social relationships and tensions from right outside the artist's studio

Francis Guy, Winter Scene in Brooklyn, 1820, oil on canvas, 147.3 x 260.2 cm (Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art). Speakers:  Dr. Margaret C. Conrads and Dr. Beth Harris.
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