In December 2016, our fourth floor will be transformed into a new destination for historical education and innovation. During the current renovation, objects from our permanent collection are on view throughout the Museum.
Mrs. Pierre Toussaint (ca. 1786-1851)
Watercolor on ivory
Support the New-York Historical Society
Help us present groundbreaking exhibitions and develop educational programs about our nation's history for more than 200,000 schoolchildren annually.
"Abe/Hirschfeld/for U.S.Senate." Blue letters on white.
Abraham Hirschfeld (1919-2005), a real-estate developer, had many failed campaigns for political office, including Congress, New York City council, Manhattan Borough president, and state comptroller. In 2004 he ran as a third party candidate for U.S. Senate from New York.
Gift of Glen Fleischman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Museum & Library Map
Floor plan & visitor information
New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
at Richard Gilder Way (77th Street)
New York, NY 10024