In early 2017, 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.
Augustus Coe Gurnee dressed for the Vanderbilt costume ball, March 26, 1883
March 26, 1883
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This portrait is a copy of an original painted by an unidentified 16th-century artist in the "Gallery of Famous Men" in the Uffizzi, Florence. It shows the navigator and explorer holding a rolled map of the western ocean.
Gift of Mary Madison McGuire
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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