Victorian-era womanhood typically conjures images of ever-decorous ladies in bustles and dainty gloves. Lesser known are the women who pushed boundaries and flouted traditional roles—some through political activism or professional pursuits, others by simply living their lives as they desired.
The panel is one of five from a narrative series whose whereabouts have been unknown to scholars for nearly sixty years
In the closing years of the seventeenth century, Cristóbal de Villalpando was, in all likelihood, the best-known painter in the New World—and most of us have never heard of him.
The name Kipling is synonymous with British India in the nineteenth century, but a new exhibition at the Bard Graduate Center Gallery in New York hopes to foster associations beyond Gunga Din, Kim, and Peachey Carnehan.
A new exhibition examines the long, colorful history of tattooing in New York.
A new program takes shape at New York’s Morris-Jumel Mansion.
On Monday, April 20 a rare example of New York City history—a model of one of the city’s first traffic lights—will be auctioned at Freeman’s in Philadelphia. Dating from 1924 it relates to a 1920 design competition for a series of traffic control towers to be installed along Fifth Avenue. Leading architects submitted 130 plans to the competition, which was …
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