All posts tagged “American Antiquarian Society

Beyond Midnight: Paul Revere at New-York Historical Society, September 6, 2019 – January 12, 2020

“The New-York Historical Society explores the life and accomplishments of Paul Revere (1735–1818), the Revolutionary War patriot immortalized in Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s 1861 poem, ‘Paul Revere’s Ride.’ Paul Revere separates fact from fiction, revealing Revere as a complex, multifaceted figure at the intersection of America’s social, economic,… Read More

Radiant with Color & Art: McLoughlin Brothers and the Business of Picture Books, 1858-1920 at The Grolier Club, December 6, 2017 – February 3, 2018

“The McLoughlin brothers, John Jr. (1827–1905) and Edmund (1833/4–1889), were New York publishers who operated from 1858 to 1920. The firm that they founded produced books and games for children for over fifty years, a notable achievement for any business, but an especially important one in the history… Read More