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2019 Regional Meeting: New-York Historical Society
October 26 @ 2:30 pm
Join the American Historical Print Collectors Society’s visit to the New-York Historical Society on Saturday, October 26th at 2:30 pm, for a guided tour of “Beyond Midnight: Paul Revere,” led by exhibit curators Lauren B. Hewes, Andrew W. Mellon Curator of Graphic Arts, and Nan Wolverton, Director of Fellowships and Center for Historic American Visual Culture.
Drawing on the American Antiquarian Society’s unparalleled collection of prints and books, the exhibition “Beyond Midnight: Paul Revere,” will transform viewers’ understanding of the iconic colonial patriot. Examples of rare prints will be shown alongside elegant silver tea services and everyday objects such as thimbles and period newspapers to reveal new facets behind this versatile artisan best known for his midnight ride. This will be the first time all five 1770 printings of the Boston Massacre will be shown.
Details: Free admission. When you arrive on October 26, please check-in at the Membership Desk and pick up your ticket. This ticket includes full-day admission to all museum exhibitions; admission to the films “New York Story” and “We Rise;” a 10% discount in the Museum Store; and a voucher for reduced museum admission on a future visit.
Admission to this event compliments of Lauren Hewes.
Space is limited to 25 persons. Please register by email: email@example.com
Image credit: Paul Revere. The Bloody Massacre Perpetrated in King Street, Boston, on March 5th 1770. Hand-colored engraving. Courtesy, AAS.