Albany Institute of History and Art

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The Mystery of the Albany Mummies

From the Nile to the Hudson, the story of how two Egyptian mummies joined an American museum collection.

Panorama of the Hudson River

Reprint of the famous 1847 Wade and Croome Hudson River map

Hudson River Panorama

Beautifully illustrated history of the Hudson River and its impact on the peoples and landscape of New York State.

Horsing Around

Edited by W. Douglas McCombs

Overview of cast iron hitching posts designed and manufactured in the nineteenth century.

Indian Ladder

Photographs by John Yang
Subjects: New York/regional

Beautiful landscape photographs of the Helderberg Escaprment in New York State by renowned photographer John Yang.

Paul Cushman

Overview of the life, work, times, and legacy of renowned Albany potter Paul Cushman (1767-1833)

Richard Callner

Career retrospective of modernist Albany painter Richard Callner.

Open-Air Sketching

Nineteenth-century landscape and outdoor drawings and sketches by the Hudson River School artists and others.

Albany Institute of History and Art

Beautifully illustrated introduction and overview to the collections of the Albany Institute of History and Art

From Stonecutter to Sculptor

First-ever career-spanning retrospective of the nineteenth century New York sculptor, Charles Calverley.

Remembrance of Patria

An essential guide to the history, culture, and social life of New Netherland.

New World Dutch Studies

The history, culture, and lifeways of New Netherland as researched and interpreted by Dutch and American scholars.

Dutch Trade and Ceramics in America in the Seventeenth Century

An indispensable introduction to the trade and ceramics of the New Netherland colony.

Borders and Scrolls

Invaluable overview of domestic wall paintings in the northeast from 1890-1820

The New Response

Introduction to contemporary painters of the Hudson River, who both continue and react to the legacy of the nineteenth-century Hudson River School of painting.

German Folk Arts of New York State

An essential introduction to the crafts and folks arts of German settlers in New York state.

Cast with Style

Introduction to the influential cast-iron stoves manufactured in Albany and Troy in the nineteenth century