New-York Historical Society


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New-York Historical Society,

New York City. Founded in 1804, the society is a repository of art, artifacts, and literature relating to American, especially New York, history. Among its celebrated permanent collections are 435 watercolors by John James Audubon for his engraved folio volumes, The Birds of America, and American paintings from colonial times through the 19th cent. The society's educational programs include changing exhibitions of American cultural subjects, lectures by noted scholars and historians, and a large library facility providing extensive material to scholars on early America.
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Caption: Facing page (clockwise from top); 82 Club Postcard, late 1950s, New-York Historical Society; Su Negrin, graphic designer, Suzanne Bevier, artist, Peter Hujar, photographer.
Before it goes on display at New-York Historical Society and finds its home once again at Waldorf Astoria New York, the piano will undergo a restoration at the Steinway & Sons factory in Astoria, Queens.
Caro offered his observations on the 1960s in a speech Saturday, April 15, 2018, at the New-York Historical Society, weaving events in Lyndon Johnson's presidency with a pair of songs he said demonstrated the decade's disillusionment and hopes for change.
Washington D.C [USA] Apr 15( ANI ): We all know that women from all around the world wear footwear to save their feet from the earth but soon this notion is going to change with the opening of an exbhition at the New-York Historical Society.
This book showcases 50 objects connected to the War Between the States from the New-York Historical Society's renowned collection.
THE NEW-YORK HISTORICAL SOCIETY | NOVEMBER 11, 2011-SEPTEMBER 9, 2012
The publication of Remeseira's sourcebook (which will be followed by Hispanic New York: A Cultural Guide, a collection of scholarly essays) has coincided with two other landmark events: the Nueva York (1613-1945) exhibition, a history of the city through Hispanic lenses, at El Museo del Barrio in collaboration with the New-York Historical Society (17 September 2010-9 January 2011), and an art exhibition last year, Nexus New York: Latin/American Artists in the Modern Metropolis, also at El Museo.
Organized by The Bard Graduate Center in collaboration with the New-York Historical Society. Curators: Marybeth De Filippis and Deborah L.
There is one for "MH," which is the Houghton Library at Harvard University, and one for "NHi," which is the New-York Historical Society. Neither online catalog for these libraries seem to list the book, nor does WorldCat or ESTC.
The first, entitled Witness: Photographs of Lynchings from the Collection of fames Allen and John Littlefield, was mounted at the Roth Horowitz Gallery (January 13-February 12, 2000); the second, entitled Without Sanctuary: Lynching Photography in America, brought the Allen and Littlefield collection and other objects together at the New-York Historical Society (March 14-October 1, 2000).
NEW YORK The New-York Historical Society (N-YHS) is proud to present "A New Light on Tiffany," a groundbreaking exhibition exploring the turn-of-the-century New York women who created many of Tiffany Studios' celebrated decorative objects.
IN NEW YORK, the opening of New York Divided: Slavery and the Civil War at the New-York Historical Society was attended by U.S.