">Name: Andrew Barton, Colonial American dramatist
Artist: Andrew Barton, David Douglass|
Confronting Bodies: Quakers and Presbyterians in Philadelphia
Date of Action: 1767
Specific Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Description of Artwork: Barton's musical, "The Disappointment," enforces the idea that people should "stop the foolish and pernicious practice of searching after supposed hidden treasure." The piece tells the story of a local colonist who searches for the legendary pirate, Blackbeard's, treasure. The play has several subplots, including a love story.
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