Robert S. Duncanson – Part III

Robert Duncanson had a hard time finishing, “Land of the Lotus Eaters.” It’s hard to focus when your country’s in a civil war, I suppose. He did finally wrap it up and in May, he even exhibited it. You know, it never dawned on me to think about exhibitions happening during the Civil War. I’mContinue reading “Robert S. Duncanson – Part III”

Robert S. Duncanson – Part II

Robert S. Duncanson, fresh and wide-eyed, had only been in Cincinnati for maybe a couple of months when a tense exchange took place in the Summer of 1841 in Cincinnati, in, of all places, a candy shop! On June 25th, 1841, Cornelius Burnett, a White English immigrant who also happened to be an abolitionist, andContinue reading “Robert S. Duncanson – Part II”