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To See the World

During the Civil War, glasses with colored lenses were used to treat disorders and illnesses. Yellow-trimmed glasses were used to treat syphilis, blue for insanity, and pink for depression. Thus we get the term, “to see the world through rose-colored glasses.”

A Tour of Plate Armor

Date: December, 31st 2012 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Join us for a brief tour highlighting the development and decline of plate armor in Europe, from the Medieval period through the Stuart Period, as illustrated by specific pieces in the Royal Armouries USA.

Location
3rd Floor Landing