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How to Use the Images

 

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Painting 1

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Visual Evidence

Painting 2: Evening at the Freeman School.
Painted by George Marsden.
[Painting 2] with link to larger version of painting.
(Homestead National Monument of America)

Questions for Painting 2

1. Study Painting 2 closely. What time of day is it in this scene?

2. Why might there be a light on in the school? What do the buckboards and buggies next to the school suggest? What might be going on at the school?

3. What activities go on at your school in the evenings or weekends?

* The image on this screen has a resolution of 72 dots per inch (dpi), and therefore will print poorly. You can obtain a larger version of Painting 2, but be aware that the file will take as much as 30 seconds to load with a 28.8K modem.

 

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