Promenade and Parasols

PROMENADE AND PARASOLS  In this exhibit we featured three gowns that we consider being “jewels of our collection”.  Additionally, we chose to highlight a seldom-displayed selection of antique parasols.  These gowns beautifully fit into our title “promenade” which means to take a leisurely walk, ride, or drive in public, especially to meet or be seen…

Edward Lange Watercolor Conserved

The Huntington Historical Society received funding from the 2011 Conservation Treatment Program administered by the Greater Hudson Heritage Network (GHHN) located in Elmsford, NY.  The program “provides support for treatment procedures to aid in stabilizing and preserving objects in collections of museums, historical, and cultural organizations in New York State.” An Edward Lange watercolor in…