Polite and Useful Education: Pictorial Needlework Embroidery Eight works ranging in date from 1706 to 1985 represent the highest achievement in female needlework art, being the culmination of a young girl’s training with the needle. They include such subjects as religious scenes, mourning memorials, depictions of buildings, and simply decorative designs. Six of the pictures […]
That Memorable Sabbath-Day: The Battle of Monmouth in Drawings, Paintings & Prints explores artistic interpretations of the Battle of Monmouth. The battle was fought on June 28, 1778, a Sunday.
This exhibition features a selection of portraits from the permanent collection of MCHA that surveys the styles of portraiture available to residents of New Jersey and elsewhere in the nineteenth century.