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Pioneer Portrait Presentation

Presented by Cache DUP Museum at Morgan Theatre - Utah State University, Logan UT

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Nov 08 2017
Pioneer Portrait Presentation

The Photographic Crayon Portrait was important to early pioneers, find out why and how they were made,

What are “Crayon Portraits?” Photographic Crayon Portrait is the technical term for portraits created in the late 1800’s.  They are a combination of a photographic enlargement that was then illustrated with a pigmented wax, called a crayon. DiAnne Iverglynne will speak about how the crayon portraits were made and their cultural impact on the early pioneers in Utah. This free event is funded by Utah Humanities.


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USU 19th Century Photography students will have a companion exhibit from Nov. 6-10 in the USU Fine Arts Center entitled “Echoes.”  The exhibit is inspired by the Cache DUP Museum collection of portraits featuring strong pioneer women.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Morgan Theatre - Utah State University

1400 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322

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