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Iconic photos of a changing city, and commentary on our Collections & Exhibitions from the crew at MCNY.org

Category Archives: Sculpture

The Beheading of President Andrew Jackson

On July 2, 1834, President Andrew Jackson, also known as “Old Hickory,” was beheaded in Boston in what was thought to be a response to the Bank War that had … Continue reading

May 16, 2017 · 1 Comment

Frequently Asked Questions for Rights & Reproductions

We receive many inquiries at the Museum of the City of New York regarding rights and reproductions for objects in our collections. Below are some frequently asked questions and responses. … Continue reading

May 2, 2017 · 4 Comments

Myths surrounding the origin of the Statue of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty, designed by Auguste Bartholdi (1834-1904), was a gift from France as a symbol of American freedom, and has watched over New York Harbor since its dedication … Continue reading

January 28, 2014 · 2 Comments

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