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Guide to the James Hazen Hyde Collection of Allegorical Prints of the Four Continents
ca. 1500-ca.1900
 PR 27

New-York Historical Society
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Collection processed by Louisa Wood Ruby; database migrated to Archivist Toolkit by Jennifer Gargiulo, 2016

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on July 06, 2016
Finding aid written in English.

Descriptive Summary

Title: James H. Hyde Collection of Allegorical Prints of the Four Continents
Dates [inclusive]: 1500-1900
Dates [bulk]: Bulk, 1600-1800
Abstract: The James Hazen Hyde Collection consists of 766 prints and some posters from the 16th-20th centuries, the majority of which relate to the theme of the Four Continents. Other minor themes in the collection include historical, religious and political subjects, with a small folder devoted to material on Benjamin Franklin. There are also a number of playing cards, caricatures, and popular prints from Épinal.
Quantity: 1.9 Linear feet (766 prints and some posters)
Location Note: Department of Prints, Photographs, and Architectural Collections, New-York Historical Society
Call Phrase: PR 27