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Virtual Tour: Two Giants

Presented by Boston Athenæum at Boston Athenæum, Boston MA

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Apr 28 2021
Virtual Tour: Two Giants

A tour focused on portraits of US Supreme Court Chief Justice John Marshall and statesman and orator Daniel Webster.

Upon stepping into the lobby of the Athenæum, visitors are welcomed by two giant portraits depicting two giants of American history: US Supreme Court Chief Justice John Marshall and statesman and orator Daniel Webster. Preeminent nineteenth-century portraitist Chester Harding, whose home and studio were next door to the Athenæum, completed both Grand Manner paintings. Join Docent Clive Martin as he introduces you to the artist and his subjects, and shares the story of how these impressive

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Contact: 617-720-7617

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Boston Athenæum

10 1/2 Beacon St., Boston, MA 02108

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    • Closed Caption

Auto-generated captions are available for this tour. To request live captioning or other accommodations, please contact Hannah Weisman at weisman@bostonathenaeum.org or 617-720-7617 at least four

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