Classical Furniture in America, 1800–1840

Stool, 1810–20.

Stool, 1810–20. Mahogany and ash. Yale University Art Gallery, Mabel Brady Garvan Collection

The 13th Annual Oswaldo Rodriguez Roque Memorial Symposium was organized in conjunction with the exhibition Curule: Ancient Design in American Federal Furniture. The Oswaldo Rodriguez Roque Memorial Lecture was presented by Roger G. Kennedy, former Director of the U.S. National Park Service and Director Emeritus of the National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.