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Portrait of a Man
Holiday 2002
This painting serves as an important document for 19th-century lighting in America, specifically the Solar lamp, which is seen here on...
Rail Travel
Holiday 2002
In 1938, The Pennsylvania Railroad Company decided to enhance their premium trains in anticipation of improving economic times...
Rosewood Overmantel
Holiday 2002
This is the only known element to have survived the 1942 demolition of Rockwood Hall...
Cast-Iron Fireback
Summer 2002
This is a rare, early survival of a cast-iron fireback. It is dated 1697 and the design is superimposed with the initials of the then monarchs of England...
Chest by Aaron Miltimore
Summer 2002
This is the only known chest associated with the previously undocumented cabinetmaker Aaron Fitz Miltimore. Miltimore was born in Londonderry...
Coade Naiad
Summer 2002
This Coade-stone naiad (water nymph) was designed in the early 1770s by the celebrated sculptor, John Bacon (1740–1799), after a famous antique marble...
Important Calimanco Quilt
Summer 2002
Calimancos are glazed-wool quilts. The glazed surface is a result of starch, egg white, and/or heat and pressure application. The worsted cloth that comprises...
Jervis McEntee, Eastern Sky at Sunset
Summer 2002
Jervis McEntee was a painter of great intelligence, sensitivity, and complexity. His adaptability enabled him to endure when many of his Hudson River...
Tall Case Clock
Summer 2002
Relatively little is known of John Munro (1758–1810). According to period documentation, he was originally from Edinburgh, Scotland, and arrived in...
A Unique Pair of Dutch Landscape Paintings
Spring 2002
Although one might argue that these paintings are less subtle than those of the great seventeenth-century landscape artists, one has to...
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