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MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Silversmiths of Colonial America

This slide show will:
1. Show the progress of the silversmithing craft from the mid 1600's to late 1700's.
2. Note the significance of the inscriptions, designs, and engravings on these silver pieces.
3. Demonstrate how historians can learn about the cultural values and political beliefs of the colonists by studying these artifacts.
4. Highlight the work of Paul Revere and his connection to Needham.

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