On the Road with John Henry Haynes: Photographer and Archaeologist in the Ottoman

Sponsored by Rowe Historical Society

Sunday, October 20, 2013 - 2:00pm

Location:
The Rowe Historical Society’s Kemp-McCarthy Museum
282 Zoar Road
Rowe, MA
United States

Join us for Robert Ousterhout’s presentation on John Henry Haynes, the distinguished archaeologist widely regarded as the father of American archaeological photography. Born in Rowe, MA in 1849, Haynes is renowned for his archaeological work in Mesopotamia at Nippur and Assos.  Dr. Robert Ousterhout currently teaches Byzantine Art and Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania, where he also directs the Center for Ancient Studies. He is recognized internationally as an expert on John Henry Haynes. Dr. Ousterhout is the author of 15 books and he will be signing copies of his acclaimed book on John Henry Haynes. In addition to hosting the lecture, the Kemp-McCarthy Museum will have an exhibit on Haynes emphasizing his photography and his life in western Massachusetts. Light refreshments will be served. The Museum is fully handicapped accessible.

 

Admission: $5 suggested donation

Website: http://www.rowehistoricalsociety.org

Contact:
Rowe Historical Society
mlanglitz@aia.bu.edu
413-339-4238

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