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Emerging Scholars: Brooklyn’s Cyclorama, Sheet Music Xenophobia, and an Electric Gown

Victorian Society New York’s annual Emerging Scholars About this event Winners of the Victorian Society New York’s annual Emerging Scholars contest will speak on a fascinating array of topics. Hannah Morand, a graduate student at the University of Toronto, will analyze a 120-foot-long panoramic painting of a U.S. Army victory at Gettysburg, shown in the […]

Back Number Budd – In Person Talk

An African American Innovator in the Old Newspaper Business About this event Victorian New Yorkers and their institutions did not consider old newspapers valuable and did not reliably save them. Researchers and others who needed outdated newspapers and magazines had little chance of finding what they wanted unless they happened to learn of Robert M. […]

Beyond the Gilded Age: Gold in America

John Stuart Gordon, curator of Yale University Art Gallery's Gold in America: Artistry, Memory, Power About this event Gold’s warm glow, resistance to corrosion, and rarity have made it a preferred material for objects meant to convey prestige, authority, or devotion. This talk by John Stuart Gordon, curator of Yale University Art Gallery's current show, Gold […]