By Robert J. Allison
A part of a sequence delivering specific details at the eras of pre-twentieth century the US, this quantity comprises articles overlaying headlines and headline makers, awards, achievements and different enlightening and enjoyable evidence at the improvement of the united states.
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22 Dec. Massachusetts repeals its antitheater law. Literature Hugh Henry Brackenridge, Modern Chivalry, Part I, volume 3; Michel Guillaume Jean de Crevecoeur (J. Hector St. , American Poems, Select and Original; Royall Tyler, The Origin of Evil. An Elegy. Music Benjamin Cook, Three Songs from Shakespeare; Jacob French, The Psalmodist's Companion; James Hewitt and Mary Ann Pownall, A Book of Songs; Oliver H olden, The Union Harmony; Jacob Kimball, The Rural Harmony; Andrew Law, The Musical Primer, revised edition; John Christopher Moller, Sinfonia; Daniel Read, The Columbian Harmonist, no.
67 PUBLICATIONS. 68 Music: Musical Societies........ 57 Music: Patriotic Songs ......... 58 Sidebars and tables are listed in italics. THE ARTS 25 IMPORTANT EVENTS OF 1783-1815 1783 f-yo^ 1 m ^^*lr 1785 Literature Jupiter Hammon, An Evenings Improvement; David Humphreys, The Glory of America. Music Oliver Brownson, Select Harmony; Andrew Law, A Collection of Hymns for Social Worship and The Rudiments of Music; John Friedrich Peter, A Psalm of Joy. 3 Apr. Fiction writer Washington Irving is born in New York City.
Houdon faced a major dilemma: whether to portray Washington in antique or modern dress. Traditionally, artists depicted their subjects in classical garb, but historical painter Benjamin West had established the precedent of using historically accurate contemporary costume instead. Houdon ultimately decided to follow West's lead. Jefferson approved this decision, finding Houdon's Washington "strongly reminiscent of West, Copley, Trumbull, and Brown. " Horatio Greenough's statue of Washington, completed in 1841, later became such an object of ridicule because he portrayed Washington as a classical deity, bare-chested and draped in ancient robes.
American Eras: Development of a Nation 1783-1815 (American Eras) by Robert J. Allison