The Power of Portraits
Lecture no. 18 from the course: Experiencing America: A Smithsonian Tour through American History
Taught by Professor Richard Kurin | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
Peer into powerful faces from the past, including those of Pocahontas, Frederick Douglass, and the female factory worker apocryphally known as Rosie the Riveter, who appears on an iconic poster from World War II. Also inspect another icon: the signature stovepipe hat worn by Abraham Lincoln.