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Seth Eastman’s Sketchbook

  • Seth Eastman’s Sketchbook

    May 15, 2018

    U.S. Army officer Seth Eastman made sketches during a trip down the Mississippi River, the Texas coast, and then San Antonio, Seguin and Fredericksburg from 1848-49. Meticulously labeled and dated, Eastman's sketches provide among the earliest surviving images of the [...]

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  • Mission Scenes & Chili Queens

    May 15, 2018

    Drawing from the Briscoe Museum's collection of hundreds of stereo view cards- soon to be featured in an exhibition coinciding with the Tricentennial - participants will explore images of the people and landmarks of San Antonio from the late 19th- [...]

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  • With Domingo Leal in San Antonio, 1734

    Apr 06, 2018

    This unique learning experience allows students to follow a day in the life of Domingo Leal, a ten-year-old boy living in San Antonio during the 18th century. [...]

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  • A Plaza in Texas in the 1930s: An Exploration of Culture through Art

    Apr 06, 2018

    Carmen Lomas Garza’s work, A Plaza in Texas in the 1930's, offers a glimpse into the past and details a uniquely Texan culture. This resource guide provides students with a visual way to connect with a previous time, and they [...]

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  • A Plaza in Texas in the 1930s: An Exploration of Culture through Art

    Apr 06, 2018

    Carmen Lomas Garza’s work, A Plaza in Texas in the 1930's, offers a glimpse into the past and details a uniquely Texan culture. This resource guide provides students with a visual way to connect with a previous time, and they [...]

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