"Wait 'till you see the original!"
On view in the exhibition Inventing the American
Past., The Art of FO.C. Darley, April 17-June 26,
1999, The New York Public Library Humanities and
Social Sciences Library,
Fifth Avenue and 42nd St.
One of F.O.C. Darley's most dramatic compositions,
Elisabeth Grace and Rachel Martin depicts two
young women who disguised themselves as men in
order to intercept British dispatches.
The unusual subjects were based on accounts in Elizabeth Fries Ellet's
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