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Emissaries of Peace: The 1762 Cherokee & British Delegations

June 27, 2007 – November 25, 2007

Museum: Natural History Museum

Location: 1st Floor, West Wing, Special Exhibit Gallery (near Mammals Hall

This exhibition presents 18th-century Cherokee and British life from two perspectives: Cherokee society in 1762 -- as seen by British lieutenant and diarist Henry Timberlake -- and British society of the same period -- as seen through the eyes of three Cherokee leaders who convinced Timberlake to take them to Britain to meet King George III. The exhibition features such objects of daily life as weapons, peace pipes, eyeglasses, uniforms, clothing, tableware, and jewelry.

Videos

Catalogue $9.00 (paper)
Memoirs of Lt. Henry Timberlake: The Story of a Soldier, Adventurer, and Emissary to the Cherokees, 1756-1765 $45 (cloth), $19.95 (paper)

Organized by the Museum of the Cherokee Indian, Cherokee, North Carolina.

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