The Cairns Collection and Art History Curatorial Studies 2018
Images from our holdings of Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin figure in the exhibition at the Chazen Museum of Art curated by students in Prof. Ann Smart Martin’s introduction to museum studies. The exhibition focuses on molded Victorian jugs and “their technologies, artistry, and meanings.”
Because one of the jugs incorporates an image associated with Uncle Tom’s Cabin, we share here several images selected by Alexandria Dunham, one of the students in the class. They come from our extensive collection of editions of Uncle Tom’s Cabin, part of the Cairns Collection of American Women Writers.
From an edition of 1852:
And more than a century later: