Intended to Endure: The History of the Supreme Court's Judicial Robes
May 19th at 12 p.m.
This webinar explores new research by Matthew Hofstedt, associate curator of the Supreme Court of the United States, about how the black robe gradually became an icon of the American judicial system.
Was Marshall the first to wear a black robe?
Matthew Hofstedt, associate curator of the Supreme Court of the United States
Jennifer Hurst-Wender, Preservation Virginia’s director of museum operations
Lea Lane, Preservation Virginia’s curator of collections
Haven't seen the newly conserved judicial robe of Chief Justice John Marshall yet? Stop by the John Marshall House in Richmond Wednesday through Sundays! Visit our website for hours of operation and ticket information.