Thursday, November 1, 2012

Lecture by Martin West, "Benjamin West and the French and Indian War," November 15, 2012

Lecture by Martin West
"Benjamin West and the French and Indian War"

Thursday, November 15, 2012, 4:00 p.m.
Great Hall, Clements Library

Martin West was executive director of Fort Ligonier in Pennsylvania, 1981-2011, where he curated the international exhibition, The World Ablaze: An Introduction to the Seven Years' War, and developed a permanent art gallery of sixteen original works by artists Reynolds, Ramsey, Copley, West, Peale, Pine, Penney, Van Loo and Knapton. His article, "Benjamin West in Bath," will appear in the British journal, Bath History, in 2013. Martin West is a collateral descendant of Benjamin West.

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Ann Arbor, MI

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