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OUSD Teaching American History Grant III
December 2, 2010

"Material Culture as a window into early
American and Native American history?

Brian DeLay,
University of California, Berkeley

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"Watson and the Shark"
a 1778 oil-on-canvas painting by John
Singleton Copley. It depicts the rescue
of Brook Watson from a shark attack in
Havana, Cuba. The painting was the
topic of disussion atProfessor DeLay's
lecture on material culture.
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