Opening August 22 and running through November 30, A Brief History of New York: Selections from A History of New York in 101 Objects at the New-York Historical Society presents New York Times urban affairs correspondent Sam Roberts' choices for objects that, together, "constitute a unique history of New York."
Proposed Coat of Arms for New Amsterdam, ca. 1630. Black ink, wash, watercolor, chalk, gouache. New-York Historical Society, Gift of J. Carson Brevoort
Subway token, ca. 1995-2002. Metal. New-York Historical Society, Gift of Margaret K. Hofer
Door with graffiti tags from the studio of Jack Stewart, ca. 1970’s. Metal, paint. New-York Historical Society, Gift of Regina Serniak Stewart.
World Trade Center dust, 2001. New-York Historical Society, Gift of Andrew H. Davis