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Lecture on the Red Rose Girls (Howard Pyle, His Students & the Golden Age of American Illustration)
Start Date: 5/12/2017Start Time: 1:00 PM
End Date: 5/12/2017End Time: 2:00 PM

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Dr. Danielle Rice, program director of the Museum Leadership Program at Westphal College of Media Arts & Design will lecture on the Red Rose Girls in conjunction with Pennoni Honors College's exhibition, Howard Pyle, His Students & the Golden Age of American Illustration.

Pyle was an instructor at the Drexel Institute of Art, Science and Industry (now Drexel University) from 1894 to 1900. During his time at Drexel, Pyle taught many notable illustrators, including Maxfield Parrish and Frank E. Schoonover. He was also a pioneer in educating female illustrators, most notably “the Red Rose Girls”: Jessie Wilcox Smith, Elizabeth Shippen Green, and Violet Oakley.


Contact Information:
Name: Erica Zelinger
Phone: 215.895.4976
Email: elz26@drexel.edu
Little Jack Horner
Paul Peck Alumni Center
3142 Market Street
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