Event — Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington

The 2017 Annual Martha Washington Lecture

Where: David M. Rubenstein Leadership Hall, Fred W. Smith National Library

3600 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy. Mount Vernon, VA 22121

When: Tuesday, March 14, 2017 | 7:00pm

Details: Mount Vernon and the Fred W. Smith Library welcome Flora Fraser and Zara Anishanslin to the David M. Rubenstein Leadership Hall to discuss 18th-Century Women as Consumers on Both Sides of the Atlantic on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. A cocktail reception, book signing, and historic object viewing will follow.

This annual event was created to share new scholarship and insights into the life and times of Martha Washington and is made possible through a generous grant from the Richard S. Reynolds Foundation of Richmond, Virginia.

Flora Fraser is author of Beloved Emma: The Life of Emma, Lady Hamilton; The Unruly Queen: The Life of Queen Caroline; Princesses: The Six Daughters of George III; and Pauline Bonaparte: Venus of EmpireThe Washingtons won the George Washington Book Prize. She is chair of the Elizabeth Longford Prize for Historical Biography, established in 2003 in affectionate memory of her biographer grandmother. She lives in London. Learn more about Flora here.

Zara Anishanslin is assistant professor of history and art history at the University of Delaware. She lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Learn more about Zara here.

Cost: $50

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