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Rebecca Kasemeyer, Director of Education at the National Portrait Gallery, guides us in comparing and contrasting two images of Pocahontas: an engraving created in 1616 and an oil painting created from the engraving.
This video series, "Explore with Smithsonian Experts," connects students and teachers with the skill and technique of Smithsonian experts who describe their work at our nation's museums. In each short film, experts introduce new ways to observe, record, research, and share, while using real artifacts and work experiences. Supports Common Core ELA standards.
Produced by the Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access and Pearson Foundation.