Artists & Curators

Student Curator: Rebecca Duffy '16, Gettysburg College

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Exhibit Dates

September 9 - October 24, 2015

Reception Date

October 2, 2015

Description

Paintings, photographs and literary illustrations examine the intersections between depictions and realities of children in poverty from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries in the United States and Europe. Also on display are historical artifacts and books from the Gettysburg area that reveal Pennsylvania’s efforts towards reform during this age of industrialization.

Keywords

Child Labor, Poverty, Industrial Age, Industrial Revolution

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