Gallery Talk for the Exhibit ‘Bride of the Desert: An Exploration of Palmyra’

  • March 13, 2018 • 6 PM
  • The Sheldon

Félix Bonfils (Fr., 1831-1885); Palymra: Triumphal Arch. (ca. 1870); albumen print from glass negative; Russell Sturgis Photograph Collection; University Archives

On Tuesday, March 13, a gallery talk for the exhibit ‘Bride of the Desert: An Exploration of Palmyra’ will take place at The Sheldon (3648 Washington Boulevard, Saint Louis, MO 63108). The exhibit includes photographs from the Russell Sturgis Photograph Collection in University Archives and books from Washington University Libraries’ Art & Architecture Library. Dr. Michael Fuller, professor emeritus at St. Louis Community College and a board member of the St. Louis Chapter of the Archaeological Institute of America, will deliver the lecture. Exhibition curator David R. Hanlon will give an introduction. Admission is free, but reservations are encouraged. Contact Paula Lincoln at or (314) 533-9900 x37.