SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2019


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On the cover: Detail of Cats and Dogs by Vera Neumann, 1963. Photograph by Steven Meckler, courtesy of Susan Seid.


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Features



Crazy Eight

Now open for visits, the Armour-Stiner House in the lower Hudson River valley is an ebullient testament to painstaking historic preservation

Barrymore Laurence Scherer

The Green Jewel

Some reflections on New York City’s Central Park, prompted by a new book featuring the original design plans from the Municipal Archives

James Gardner

When Edith Met Abby

How the art dealer Edith Halpert and her patron Abby Aldrich Rockefeller changed the face of the American art world

Rebecca Shaykin

Done in by Rebellion

At the Museum of the American Revolution, art and artifacts trace the life and death of an Irish officer in the British Army

Matthew Skic

Tea and Symmetry

The Glasgow tearoom designs of Charles Rennie Mackintosh for Miss Catherine Cranston

Alison Brown

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A Queen’s Close Brush with History

Queen Victoria assembled a collection of keepsakes featuring human hair

Robert McCracken Peck