Picturing America

Submitted by lmcshane on Thu, 12/03/2009 - 08:39.

Look closely. Washington Crossing the Delaware.

What is this painting saying to you?

From the Picturing America collection available to educators in NEO.  The artist was an immigrant to America and the painting is a life-size depiction of twelve human beings in a boat.  It was painted in 1851.

It's a small boat

Can you feel the determination to continue, despite the odds?


See this painting...what are your ideals for AMERICA??


The turning point of the Revolution.