A Series of 1778 Prints Satirizing the Carlisle Peace Commission
Research Services Librarian
November 19, 2022
Research Services Librarian Rachel Nellis discusses the art of satire and Matthew and Mary Darly, the English husband and wife print shop owners and caricaturists. This Lunch Bite explores the Darly’s careers and focuses on their series of four 1778 prints satirizing the British Carlisle Peace Commission—a failed attempt to negotiate a peace with Congress.
Categories: Historical Programs, Lunch Bite Object Talks