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Henry Sheldon’s Relic Chair: http://sites.middlebury.edu/sheldonrelicchair/
“Preserving the Perfect State: Titian Peale’s Butterflies,” Victorian Studies 60, no. 2 (Winter 2018): 171-184.
“Bringing Students into the Picture: Teaching with Tableaux Vivants,” Art History Pedagogy & Practice 2, no. 2 (2017): https://academicworks.cuny.edu/ahpp/vol2/iss2/3
“Capturing Nature: American Artists’ Pursuit of Natural History,” Flora/Fauna: The Naturalist Impulse in American Art, ed. Jennifer Stettler Parsons (Old Lyme, CT: Florence Griswold Museum, 2017): 74-95.
“Moving Pictures: Magic Lanterns, Translucent Hats, and Urban Advertising in the Nineteenth Century,” Modernism/modernity 23, no. 4 (Nov. 2016): 733-769 and https://modernismmodernity.org/articles/moving-pictures-magic-lanterns
“The Glass Ballot Box and Political Transparency,” Common-place 16:4, Special issue on politics and elections (Fall 2016): http://common-place.org/article/glass-ballot-box-political-transparency/
“Introduction” and Guest Editor of “Art and Invention in the U.S.: Special Feature” for Panorama Issue 3 (Summer 2016): http://journalpanorama.org/art-and-invention-in-the-united-states/
“The Disappearing Model: Harvard’s Glass Flowers and the Perils of Trompe l’Oeil” in Artefacts: Studies in the History of Science and Technology Volume 9: Analyzing Art and Aesthetics, edited by Anne Collins Goodyear and Margaret A. Weitekamp (Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press through Rowman & Littlefield, 2013): 18-38.
“George Luks and ‘Tough’ Dancing on New York’s Lower East Side,” in Imaging Dance: Visual Representations of Dancers and Dancing, edited by Barbara Sparti and Judy Van Zile, et al (New York: Georg Olms Verlag, 2011): 225-245.
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