If you go to the Florida Public Library, here's some of what you'll see

| 30 Sep 2011 | 08:21

Florida - As part of its Picturing American program, the Florida Public Library has been awarded large, laminated posters of 40 classic American paintings and photographs that express the theme of the library’s program, which is the contact point between European and Native American cultures. The program also shows how that contact was and has been expressed through literary and artistic media of many kinds. The subject of the posters are: George Catlin, Catlin Painting the Portrait of Mah-to-toh-pa — Mandan, 1861/1869 National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. A Thomas Cole and others, State Capitol, Columbus, Ohio, 1838-1861 Photograph by Tom Patterson, Cincinnati, Ohio. George Caleb Bingham, The County Election, 1852 Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, Mo., Gift of Bank of America. Albert Bierstadt, looking Down Yosemite Valley, California, 1865 Birmingham Museum of Art Black Hawk, “Sans Arc Lakota,” Ledger Book, 1880-1881 Thaw Collection, Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, N.Y. Photograph by John Bigelow Taylor, New York. Winslow Homer, The Veteran in a New Field, 1865 The Metropolitan Museum of Art Alexander Gardner, Abraham Lincoln, April 10,1865. Photographic print. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Robert Gould Shaw and the 54th Regiment Memorial, 1884-1897 Photograph courtesy of Carol M. Highsmith. Quilts of the 19th and 20th Centuries, Various artists Historic Carson House, Marion, N.C., from the collections of The Henry Ford, Dearborn, Mich., and the Heritage Center of Lancaster County, Pa. Thomas Eakins, John Biglin in a Single Scull, c. 1873 Photograph; copyright 1994 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. James McNeill Whistler, Harmony in Blue and Gold: The Peacock Room, 1876-1877 Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution John Singer Sargent, Portrait of a Boy, 1890 Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh. Childe Hassam, Allies Day, May 1917, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Walker Evans, Brooklyn Bridge, New York, 1929 The Walker Evans Archive, The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Louis Comfort Tiffany, Autumn landscape, 1923-1924 Photograph; copyright 1997 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Mary Cassatt, The Booting Party, 1893/1894 National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Joseph Stella, Brooklyn Bridge, c. 1919-1920 Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn. Charles Sheeler, American landscape, 1930 The Museum of Modern Art. William Van Alen, The Chrysler Building, 1926-1930 Photographic print. Library of Congress Edward Hopper (1882-1967). House by the Railroad. 1925. The Museum of Modern Art Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959), Fallingwater (Kaufmann House, Mill Run, Pa., 1935-1939.) Photograph courtesy of the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy. Jacob Lawrence, The Migration of the Negro Panel no. 57,1940-1941 Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000), The Migration of the Negro Panel no. 57, 1940-1941. The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C. Romare Bearden, The Dove, 1964 The Museum of Modern Art. Thomas Hart Benton, The Sources of Country Music, 1975 Courtesy of the Country Music Hall of Fame* and Museum. Dorothea Lange, Migrant Mother and Children, 1936. Black-and-white photograph. Farm Security Administration, Office of War Information Photograph Collection. Library of Congress. Norman Rockwell, Freedom of Speech, The Saturday Evening Post, Feb. 20, 1943. The Norman Rockwell Art Collection Trust, Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge, Mass. James Karales, Selma-to-Montgomery March for Voting Rights in 1965 Photographic print. Located in the James Karales Collection, Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library, Duke University. Richard Diebenkorn, Cityscape, 1963 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Martin Puryear, ladder for Booker T. Washington, 1996 Collection of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas.