Museum and Library Closures

The New-York Historical Society will be closed on September 23, and select spaces will be closed September 24. For details, please visit our calendar.

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Proposed Coat of Arms for New Amsterdam, ca. 1630. Black ink, wash, watercolor, chalk, gouache. New-York Historical Society, Gift of J. Carson Brevoort

Tiffany & Co. (founded 1837), Sterling silver controller handle used to operate the first subway train, 1904. New-York Historical Society, Gift of George B. McClellan, 1922.103

Draft wheel (the only to survive New York City's Civil War Draft Riots), 1863. Wood, metal. New-York Historical Society, Gift of Frederic C. Wagner, 1865.6

Subway token, ca. 1995-2002. Metal. New-York Historical Society, Gift of Margaret K. Hofer, 2003.44.2

Door with graffiti tags from the studio of Jack Stewart, ca. 1970’s. Metal, paint. New-York Historical Society, Gift of Regina Serniak Stewart, 2011.3

World Trade Center dust, 2001. New-York Historical Society, Gift of Andrew H. Davis, 2002.19

Creative: Tronvig Group