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Don Freeman's New York

Don Freeman's New York



Don Freeman’s children’s classic, “The Adventures of Corduroy,” was published in 1968. However, few know about Freeman’s long career as an artist who documented New York. “A City for Corduroy: Don Freeman’s New York,”(opens November 21st) presents the gamut of...

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Through a Different Lens: Stanley Kubrick Photographs

Through a Different Lens: Stanley Kubrick Photographs



"Through a Different Lens: Stanley Kubrick Photographs," features photographs by Kubrick from the Museum’s Look Magazine archive, an unparalleled collection that includes 129 photography assignments and more than 12,000 negatives from his five years as a staff...

Through a Different Lens: Stanley Kubrick Photographs

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Edward Floyd De Lancey Family Papers

Edward Floyd De Lancey Family Papers



This group of manuscripts was assembled by Edward Floyd De Lancey (1821-1905), and purchased by the Museum in 1942 through the Ms. Elon Huntington Hooker Acquisitions Fund. These manuscripts pertain to the affairs of several notable associated New York families...

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George M. Cohan Collection

George M. Cohan Collection



The Edward B. Marks Music Co. Collection on George M. Cohan documents the career of one of the 20th century’s most prolific theatrical artists. Born in 1878, George Michael Cohan joined his parents’ vaudeville act in infancy. His first full-length production opened...

George M. Cohan Collection

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New York at its Core

New York at its Core



New York at Its Core occupies the entire first floor of our landmark building, and explores the history of New York since its founding through key themes of money, diversity, density, and creativity. Visitors can now investigate the qualities that make this city...

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Timescapes

Timescapes



Timescapes, the Museum’s award-winning short documentary, explores how New York City grew from a settlement of a few hundred Europeans, Africans, and Native Americans into the metropolis we know today, and features animated maps and archival photographs, prints,...

Timescapes

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Ephemera

Ephemera



The Museum’s Ephemera Collections include advertisements, handbills, pamphlets, menus, invitations, medals, pins, buttons, badges, three-dimensional souvenirs, and printed textiles. As utilitarian objects, these items served as the connective tissue between citizens...

Ephemera

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Prints for Sale

Prints for Sale



The City Museum is pleased to offer custom printed, exhibition quality reproductions of thousands of images from its collections. Browse available images here or contact rightsandrepro@mcny.org to inquire about the availability of others....

Prints for Sale

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