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"The Mirror Of Race: Seeing Ourselves Through History" (Suffolk University Adams Gallery)

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"The Mirror Of Race: Seeing Ourselves Through History" (Suffolk University Adams Gallery)

The very first photographs in America were captured on polished plates of silver in the 1840s. The surface of these daguerreotypes is literally a mirror, so that looking into a portrait from 160 years ago shows one’s own face superimposed on the past.

The Adams Gallery at Suffolk University presents "The Mirror of Race: Seeing Ourselves through History," a photography exhibit that challenges viewers to think about what they see when they look into this mirror onto an earlier time. Interactive elements suggest reflection about how one sees race – in oneself and in others.

The Adams Gallery is free and open to the public from 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. daily, except for major holidays.