History Myths at the Folk Art Museum

An impulsive visit to the Folk Art Museum in Williamsburg brought me face-to-face with examples from Death by Petticoat, the history myths book I wrote years ago for Colonial Williamsburg. Here’s some information about Myth #66 about itinerant portrait painters painting backgrounds first and adding the heads later. https://historymyths.wordpress.com/?s=66

6 Responses to History Myths at the Folk Art Museum

  1. jelongva says:

    They sell “Death by Petticoat” in the gift shop.

  2. Dori says:

    I saw that panel when we were there in October, and thought of you, Mary!

  3. Alaina Zulli says:

    I hope they credited you??

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