portrayal of 19th century entrepreneur Christiana Carteaux Bannister

Christiana Carteaux Bannister: 19th Century Rhode Island Entrepreneur
Join Mrs. Estelle Tucker Barada and the Warwick Historical Society for a costumed portrayal of 19th century Rhode Island entrepreneur Christiana Carteaux Bannister at Warwick Public Library on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 7 p.m.
Christiana Carteaux Bannister (1819–1902), known professionally as Madame Carteaux, was a businesswoman, hairdresser, and abolitionist.
Born in North Kingstown, Rhode Island to African American and Narragansett Indian parents, she owned salons in Boston and Providence and was a patron to her second husband, artist Edward Mitchell Bannister.
Living history re-enactor Mrs. Estelle Tucker Barada attended the Harlem School for the Arts, the Dance Theater of Harlem, and Boston Conservatory of Music for Dance and Theater. She is the owner of a Victorian tea corner in Providence.
For more information, call (401) 739-5440, x9758. The Library is located at 600 Sandy Lane.
This event is free and open to all.

1 comment:

Tammy said...

I wish you lived in Ga! Not only for the enactments, but for the tea! It's so hard to find tea lovers in SE Ga, lol. I enjoy reading about your life, and the people that come to life through you. :)

portrayal of 19th century entrepreneur Christiana Carteaux Bannister

Christiana Carteaux Bannister: 19th Century Rhode Island Entrepreneur Join Mrs. Estelle Tucker Barada and the Warwick Historical Society fo...