Free Lecture: Sunday, June 4, 2 p.m., Master and Apprentice

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Four Centuries: Card Table

Card table. Portsmouth, 1790–1810. Mahogany, mahogany veneer, possibly birch inlay, pine. H. 28½ in., W. 35¼ in.,D. closed 17¾ in. Private collection. Photo by Ralph Morang

Free Lecture, ‘Master and Apprentice: The Mystery of Who Trained Portsmouth Cabinetmaker Langley Boardman’

Sunday June 4, 2017, 2 p.m.

In conjunction with ‘Four Centuries of Furniture’ exhibit now to June 18.

Join Johanna McBrien, founding Editor-in-Chief, Antiques & Fine Art MagazineMcBrien has served as a contributing author on several books, and an authority on American decorative arts for major auction houses, antiques dealers, and The Antiques Roadshow. She is a regular lecturer at major museums across the country, and her discoveries about Portsmouth’s cabinetmakers have changed our understanding about the transfer of style and skill from one craftsman to another.

Portsmouth Historical Society presents this FREE lecture series open to the public. All lectures take place at Discover Portsmouth, 10 Middle Street, Portsmouth, New Hampshire. For information, call 603-436-8433.