White brides: images of marriage across colonising boundaries
Images of "mixed-color" couples depicted in frontier settings could transform weddings into multilayered imaginaries of gender, conquest, and boundarycrossing fertility. The painted image of a bride marrying across colonized borders of "color" and culture suggests a cathartic but fleeting historical moment where representatives of the "Old" and "New" worlds appear to unite freely for mutual benefit. Although paintings of such weddings are not common, certain artists used the theme to...[Show more]
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